Knowledge Capital: How Knowledge-Based Enterprises Really Get Built

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Overview

Knowledge Capital: How Knowledge-Based Enterprises Really
Get Built is an integrated, structured set of conversations with thought leaders and key practitioners in the fields of intellectual capital and knowledge management,
who examine-in the form of conversations-the steps necessary for creating and implementing the various dimensions of a knowledge-based enterprise. These are the dimensions that need to be effectively addressed for the organization to successfully make the transition from an activity-based organization to a truly knowledge-based enterprise. The conversations that make up Knowledge Capital are not studies of theory separated from practice or practice without a strong theoretical base. Rather, they are the stories of how knowledge-based enterprises really get built,
in the words of the people who built them. While every contributor begins from his or her own unique perspective and background, each moves toward a convergent understanding of the core elements, perspectives, and practices involved.
These systemic conversations provide a body of knowledge and experience on how to craft and implement strategies, as well as the how values, learning, performance, relationships,
innovation, and change play in the development of usable knowledge environment. These explorations, together, lead to a mapping of what are quickly becoming the foundations of the next stage of the field. Knowledge Capital gives the reader a readily accessible collection of insights and experiences essential for the new era in intellectual capital and knowledge management.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780195161144
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
  • Publication date: 8/28/2003
  • Pages: 432
  • Lexile: 1170L (what's this?)
  • Product dimensions: 9.20 (w) x 6.20 (h) x 1.30 (d)

Meet the Author

Jay Chatzkel is Principal of Progressive Practices, a management consulting organization. He assists organizations in transforming themselves into becoming knowledge-based, intelligent enterprises. He is also is on the boards of editors of the Journal of Knowledge Management, the Journal of Knowledge Management, and the TQM Magazine

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Table of Contents

1. Introduction: Why Knowledge Capital?
KNOWLEDGE Cluster I: Starting Points
2. Operating as a Knowledge System, Dorothy Leonard
3. The Knowledge Business, Jim Botkin
4. The Knowledge Movement Emerges from Its Infancy, Karl Wiig
KNOWLEDGE Cluster II: Strategic Issues
5. Recipes for Knowledge-Based Value Creation, Göran Roos
6. The Intelligent Organization, Leif Edvinsson
7. Understanding the Enterprise as a System, Vince Barabba
KNOWLEDGE Cluster III: Human Capital, Values, and Learning
8. Human Capital Is the Only Active Asset, Jac Fitz-Enz
9. People Are the Owners and Investors of Human Capital, Thomas O. Davenport
10. Shared Values—The Prerequisite for Knowledge Sharing and Creation, Don Tyler
11. Learning in the Knowledge Era, Brook Manville
KNOWLEDGE Cluster IV: Drivers and Accounting for Intangible Wealth
12. Value Drivers for Intangibles, Jonathan Low
13. A Level Playing Field for Intangibles, Steven M. H. Wallman
KNOWLEDGE Cluster V: Bringing It All Together in Practice
14. Creating and Implementing a Knowledge Strategy, Hubert Saint-Onge
15. Knowledge Management Is about Change, Kent Greenes
16. Finding "the Hook", Sharon Oriel
17. The Springboard Story, Stephen Denning
18. The Knowledge-Centric Organization, Alex Bennet
EPILOGUE: Convergence—Toward the Next Stage
TEN QUESTIONS: Leading Your Organization into Becoming a Knowledge-Based Enterprise
RESOURCES: Books for Building a Knowledge-Based Enterprise
INDEX

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