The purpose of this paper is to develop a conceptual framework of managerial knowledge integration and to illustrate the framework for three levels of management: front-line, middle, and top management. Based on the framework, propositions will be derived relating managerial knowledge integration with the creation of managerial capabilities and a firm's managerial competences.

levels of management, managerial capabilities and competences, managerial knowledge integration
Firm Objectives, Organization, and Behavior: General (jel L20), Business Administration and Business Economics; Marketing; Accounting (jel M), Business Administration: Other (jel M19)
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van den Bosch, F.A.J, & van Wijk, R.A.J.L. (2000). Creation of Managerial Capabilities Through Managerial Knowledge Integration (No. ERS-2000-19-STR). ERIM Report Series Research in Management. Erasmus Research Institute of Management. Retrieved from