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How Does Information Networking Create an Export Region?

Export driven economies fuel themselves through an octane boost of information. Information makes their way into opportunity finding, employment, and development. With the right methods of information transference regions can further develop their export driving economies by understanding how innovation fulfills demand-side and supply-side economics. Paul McPhee (2012) explores innovation strategy information spillover contributions as an important catalyst in simulating exports and employment.  Local development exists within a national context. Local stakeholders and business members work together to create development. Local networks and supply chains also rely on greater information links in national networks to be successful (Bathelt, 2005).   In other words, there exists the tighter information transference within local networks and wider networks within the nation. Even though the author doesn’t state this it can also include information and resource vines throughout th

Enhancing Networks for Knowledge Creation

Knowledge diffusion is naturally affected by the quality of organizational information networks. These networks encourage the transference and use of higher levels of information that impact the service functionality of an organization. Dong, et. al. (2011) explores the need to understand these networks, enhance them, and effectively use them to develop organizations. Their explanation moves into the need to train workers on how to manage information in order ensure that information resources are fully utilized.  Service and information systems are “ value co-creation configurations of people, technology, value propositions connecting internal and external service systems, and shared information ” (Maglio & Spohrer, 2008, pp. 18). Organizations that use information properly can ensure that they are receiving the right kind of information and putting that information to good use for service effectiveness. Each network has inherent value fostered by their ability to connect

The Cost of Embedded Group Networks within the Workplace

Workplace groups create their own values over time through social and economic associations that can damage the efficiency and financial viability of any organization. When organizations develop their own group standards, that lay in productive and accurate perceptions, their premises can encourage higher levels of organizational performance. Inappropriately socialized members often develop their own groups which influence the organizational culture and costs of transactions throughout their networks.   Left untouched the groups’ decisions become less logical and more damaging to the financial success of the total organization. It is important for executives to understand how they groups form and the potential wide reaching problems they can create. It is first beneficial to define what a group is. Groups perceive themselves as belonging to the same social unit (Lawler, Thye, and Yoon 2008). Their place in society is defined by their shared experiences and understandings. To ch