Chapter 8: “Types of Knowledge and Learning”, pp 78-85 in Halkier, H., Dahlström, M., James, L., Manniche, J., & Olsen, L. S. (Eds.) (2010). “Knowledge Dynamics, Regional Development and Public Policy”.
The empirical EURODITE firm-level case studies have documented that innovation activities in all sectors usually evolve through differing combinations of analytical, synthetic and/or symbolic knowledge dynamics, and this indicates that most companies depend on capabilities within all three knowledge types.