Purpose of the use of technologies in the contemporary models of Corporate University

Purpose of the use of technologies in the contemporary models of Corporate University





Corporate University, Stakeholder University, Networked Corporate University, Technologies, Knowledge Management


This paper aims to identify the purpose of the use of technologies in the contemporary models of corporate university: Stakeholder University (SU) and Networked Corporate University (NCU). To accomplish it, we carried out a systematic search in the main electronic bases of scientific documents, categorizing the studies by means of the revised Bloom's Taxonomy. This search enabled to distinguish the purpose of the use of technologies in corporate universities, such as the purpose of integration between different stakeholders in relation to knowledge. The research highlights the Corporate University in addition to an environment of education; but an area of innovation in which the integration of stakeholders, university and organization constitutes an important interaction and sharing networks. By identifying the technological characteristics and tools, it points out new approaches of technological integration in the mediation between stakeholders in order to promote networked learning. That is, to remember, understand, apply, analyze, evaluate, and create (Bloom's Taxonomy), but, especially, to generate value from these relationships. The conclusion is that the distance education technologies, the knowledge media, and the engineering and knowledge management tools arise as enablers of the purpose of creating technologies to generate shared knowledge and stakeholder interaction, according to the models of SU and NCU.


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Author Biographies

Gertrudes A. Dandolini, PhD, Federal University of Santa Catarina, Brazil

Master (1997) and PhD in Production Engineering from the Federal University of Santa Catarina (2000), and a degree in Mathematics from the Federal University of Santa Catarina (1992). She was a professor at the Federal University of Pelotas between 2003 and 2007, where she coordinated the Mathematics course and the Mathematics course in distance learning. She is a researcher at the Open University of Brazil (UAB) until 2011. She is currently a Full Professor at the Federal University of Santa Catarina, Department of Knowledge Engineering, one of the leaders of IGTI Research Group and ENGIN - Integration and Knowledge Governance Engineering. In the undergraduate has worked with the subject of General Theory of Systems, Creativity and Innovation and Management of Innovation. In postgraduate studies she is a professor of the Graduate Program in Engineering and Knowledge Management at UFSC in the area of ​​innovation. Research area mainly works with: Front End of Innovation, Intelligence for Innovation, Management of Innovation, Social Innovation and Corporate University.

Willian Rochadel, Federal University of Santa Catarina, Brazil

PhD student at Postgraduate Program in Knowledge Engineering and Management (PPGEGC) of the Federal University of Santa Catarina (UFSC), Master's degree in Knowledge Engineering (PPGEGC/UFSC), Graduated in Information & Communication Technologies (UFSC). He is currently Administrative Staff in IT Technician at UFSC and Researcher at the RexLab (Remote Experimentation Lab) and IGTI (Intelligence, Management and Technology for Innovation).

Aline de Brittos Valdati, Federal University of Santa Catarina, Brazil

PhD Student


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How to Cite

Maria da Silva, S., A. Dandolini, G., de Sá Freire, P., Artur de Souza, J., Rochadel, W., & de Brittos Valdati, A. (2018). Purpose of the use of technologies in the contemporary models of Corporate University. International Journal for Innovation Education and Research, 6(8), 55–78. https://doi.org/10.31686/ijier.vol6.iss8.1117