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-organizational trust: conceptualization and measurement. In: Bachmann, R. / Zaheer, A. (Hrsg.): Handbook ofTrust Research. Cheltenham, S. 264-279. Janssen, J. / Laatz, W. (2007): Statistische Datenanalyse mit SPSS für Windows. 6. Aufl. Berlin. Jones, M.T. (2002): Globalization and Organizational Restructuring: A Strategie Perspective. In: Thunderbird International Business Review. 44 (3), S. 325- 351. Kaas, K.P. ( 1992): Kontraktgütermarketing als Kooperation zwischen Prinzipalen und Agenten. In: Zeitschrift für betriebswirtschaftliche Forschung. 44, S. 884- 901. Kaiser, F

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.e. the transformation between inside and outside, between cognition and operation, between specific and abstract, etc. (Bühl 1984: 87). 2.2.5 Social Construction of Knowledge “From the perspective of common sense, the world of everyday life is taken for granted as reality. It is simply, compelling, and self-evidently there” (Holzner and Marx 1979: 81). From this perspective, knowledge cannot mean “the ‘grasping’ of reality itself”, but only “the ‘mapping’ of experienced reality by some observer”, and thus, “we are compelled to define ‘knowledge’ as the communicable

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from the data analysis, a description of the contemporary Icelandic business culture is presented in the next section. Icelandic Business Culture Icelandic business culture is younger than other such cultures in Europe, as Ice- land developed in less than 100 years from a relatively poor agricultural econ- omy to an advanced economy whose per-capita CDP is among highest in the world (Eyjolfsdottir & Smith, 1996). Icelandic business culture reflects the lar- ger cultural values identified by scholars which include 1) individualism, 2) equality, 3) strong

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. Journal of Applied Psychology, 69 (1): 85-98. JANIS, I. L. 1972. Victims of Groupthink: A Psychological Study of Foreign-Policy Decisions and Fiascoes. Boston: Houghton Mifflin. JANIS, I. L.; MANN, I. 1977. Decision Making: A Psychological Analysis of Conflict, Choice, and Commitment. New York: Free Press. JARVENPAA, S. L.; LEIDNER, D. E. 1999. Communication and Trust in Global Virtual Teams. Organization Science, 10 (6): 791-815. JEHN, K. A. 1995. A Multimethod Examination of the Benefits and Detriments of Intragroup Conflict. Administrative Science Quarterly

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, every blog is about that person writing it - wherever (s)he may be, whatever his/her "location" (Alcoff, 1991) is, (s)he writing/talking about himself/herself in relation to the world (either "real" or 402 "virtual")... so what comes out at the last is the sheer individuality of it all... the individual node connecting links to other nodes, and so on and so forth. They're not all the same, nor are they ever meant to be - and which "community" (in the truest sense of the imagined term) can say this about its constituents? We're too distinct to be a

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(2000). O’Rourke, Maureen A., Fencing Cyberspace: Drawing Borders in a Virtual World, 82 MINN. L. REV. 609 (1998). OSHANA, MARINA, PERSONAL AUTONOMY IN SOCIETY (England: Ashgate Publishing Limited 2006). PATRY, WILLIAM F. THE FAIR USE PRIVILEGE IN COPYRIGHT LAW (Washington, D.C.: The Bureau of National Affairs, Inc. 1985). PATTERSON, L. RAY & LINDBERG, STANLEY W., THE NATURE OF COPYRIGHT: A LAW OF USERS’ RIGHTS (Athens: The University of Georgia Press 1991). PATTERSON, LYMAN RAY: COPYRIGHT IN HISTORICAL PERSPECTIVE (Nashville: Vanderbilt University Press 1968

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together with conventional social housing landlords to involve more ten- ants in the governance over social housing (Rodgers 2001). 258 ALEXIS VERSELE, BARBARA WAUMAN AND HILDE BREESCH 4.2 Community Land Trust Involvement of very low-income groups can take place only if the govern- ment is involved too. The Community Land Trust is a way to take both financial and social/collective challenges. The annual World Habitat Award competition (<http://www.worldhabitatawards.org>), established to iden- tify innovative and sustainable housing solutions worldwide, awarded in

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, and Everyday Life. New York/NY et al.: Plume. Barnard, Chester I. 1951 (1938). The Functions of the Executive. Cambridge/MA: Harvard University Press. Barnes, John. 1974. Social Networks. Module in Anthropology, No. 26. Reading/MA: Addison-Wesley. 250 Bibliography Barnes, John and Frank Harary. 1983. Graph Theory in Network Analysis. Social Networks 5:235–244. Bauman, Zygmunt. 1992. Life-world and Expertise: Social Production of Dependency. In The Cul- ture and Power of Knowledge. Inquiries into Contemporary Societies, edited by Nico Stehr and Richard V. Ericson, pp

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-SHU, KAo (1996): "Personal Trust" in the Large Business in Taiwan: A Traditional Foundation for Contemporary Economic Activities. In: HAMILTON, GARY G. (Hrsg.): Asian Business Networks, Berlin. S. 59-70. CHHIBBER, AJAY (1999): Social Capital, the State, and Development Outcomes. In: DASGUPTA, PARTHA und SERAGELDIN, lsMAIL (Hrsg.): Social Capital. A Multifaceted Perspective. Tue World Bank, Washington, D.C. S. 297-309. CHURCH, JEFFREY und GANDAL, NEIL (1993): Complementary Network Externalities and Technological Adoption. In: International Journal of Industrial

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we would notions of trust, cooperation, commitment and shared responsibility” (Peteraf, Pitelis a. Zollo 2008: 1110). From a scientific perspective, it seems that strictly disciplinary concepts and theoroids8 are no longer appropr within this context. 2.1.3. Knowledge Work Manufacturers In order to broaden the view on how knowledge work related topics have changed for manufacturers’ constructed reality, we switch from scie research to manufacturers as system of reference and their perceived transformations of social, technical and temporal dimensions