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[Alpha Phi Omega Evening Dance]

Description: Photograph of the Alpha Phi Omega service fraternity's social dance. The members are dancing and dressed in formal evening wear.
Date: 1942?
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Understanding knowledge management and organizational adaptation and the influencing effects of trust and industrial cluster.

Description: Due to rapid environmental change, today's business requires a more collaborative management to ensure positive performance. One of the important means that can help firms adapt successfully to a changing environment is knowledge management. The management of information and knowledge as key to retaining competitive advantage and has recently evolved into a more strategically focused research topic for both business and academic study. Managing knowledge, however, is deemed difficult because many companies recognize the importance of their proprietary knowledge and are not willing to share it freely. Recognizing this weakness, many countries have promoted the development of regional clusters where firms can co-develop their competences and competitive advantage against the world's best competitors by sharing knowledge, resources, and innovative capabilities. Other than industrial clusters, trust is also considered an important factor in knowledge management study. Trust reduces the need to monitor others' behaviors, formalize procedures, and it lowers transaction costs. At the macro level, trust can enhance organizations' core competencies and sustain their competitive advantages through co-evolution. This may occur through the development of group collaborations, cooperative relationships, and networks. The study adopted a field survey research method and used multiple regressions as the data analysis technique. The dependent variable in the study was organizational adaptation, while the independent variables were knowledge management, trust and industrial cluster. Data were collected using survey of key informants from 943 companies. The results of the analysis suggested that knowledge management does have significant influence on organizational adaptation and both industrial cluster and trust impact on organizational learning activities. The major contribution of this study is that it offers a more holistic approach in studying knowledge management by adding a new element: knowledge applying. Moreover, this study offers an initial attempt to test industrial cluster in hopes of advancing the research in management related ...
Date: May 2008
Creator: Niu, Kuei-Hsien
Partner: UNT Libraries

The Yucca, Yearbook of North Texas State University, 1962

Description: Yearbook for North Texas State University in Denton, Texas includes photos of and information about the school, student body, professors, and organizations. Indexes start on page 478.
Date: 1962
Creator: North Texas State University
Item Type: Yearbook
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

The Aerie, Yearbook of the University of North Texas, 1992

Description: Yearbook for University of North Texas in Denton, Texas includes photos of and information about the school, student body, professors, and organizations. Index starts on page 244.
Date: 1992
Creator: University of North Texas
Item Type: Yearbook
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

The Yucca, Yearbook of North Texas State University, 1963

Description: Yearbook for North Texas State University in Denton, Texas includes photos of and information about the school, student body, professors, and organizations. Index starts on page 500.
Date: 1963
Creator: North Texas State University
Item Type: Yearbook
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

The Yucca, Yearbook of North Texas State College, 1950

Description: Yearbook for North Texas State College in Denton, Texas includes photos of and information about the school, student body, professors, and organizations. Indexes start on page 421.
Date: 1950
Creator: North Texas State College
Item Type: Yearbook
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections