Modelling the dynamics of knowledge flow within networked communities of professionals

Emil Scarlat, Virginia Maracine and Iulia Maries


Knowledge and its dynamics are important features of networked organisations able to improve fast-response and flexible problem-solving capabilities in complex environments. This chapter proposes an interpretation of the processes of knowledge flows’ formation and diffusion into networks and knowledge ecosystems, based on the concept of feedback knowledge. The flows are generated by the intensity of knowledge accumulated at different points of a network and are oriented to the less knowledgeintensive parts of the network by means of a feedback mechanism. This mechanism transforms the implicit ...

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