Knowledge Management: Practical, Social, Cultural and Theoretical Perspectives

Knowledge Management: Practical, Social, Cultural and Theoretical Perspectives

by Ruth Rikowski
     
 

ISBN-10: 1843341891

ISBN-13: 9781843341895

Pub. Date: 02/28/2007

Publisher: Elsevier Science

This book focuses on various aspects of KM - including social, political and philosophical perspectives; practical perspectives; cross-cultural perspectives and theoretical perspectives. It concludes with an alternative view on KM, emphasising how KM helps to ensure the success of the knowledge revolution.

  • Brings different aspects of KM together, in one

Overview

This book focuses on various aspects of KM - including social, political and philosophical perspectives; practical perspectives; cross-cultural perspectives and theoretical perspectives. It concludes with an alternative view on KM, emphasising how KM helps to ensure the success of the knowledge revolution.

  • Brings different aspects of KM together, in one book
  • Includes contributions from academics, librarians/information professionals, KM consultants and web-designers
  • Emphasises the importance of both theory and practice in KM

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781843341895
Publisher:
Elsevier Science
Publication date:
02/28/2007
Pages:
336
Product dimensions:
0.88(w) x 6.14(h) x 9.21(d)

Table of Contents

PART 1 SOCIAL, ECONOMIC, POLITICAL AND PHILOSOPHICAL PERSPECTIVES: Knowledge management: What has wisdom got to do with it?; Intangible value at work: Personal, organisational and social dimensions; Leadership in the knowledge revolution: An Open Marxist theoretical perspective and analysis
 
PART 2 PRACTICAL PERSPECTIVES: The role of the library in knowledge management; Accessibility issues for web-based information systems
 
PART 3 CULTURAL PERSPECTIVES: Knowledge management within and across cultures and cultural theories; Knowledge sharing and organisational learning in the developed and developing world; Knowledge management: Internal, external and social cultures; An Open Marxist theoretical analysis of knowledge management within and across cultures
 
PART 4 THEORETICAL PERSPECTIVES: Thermodynamics and knowledge: Principles and implications; Knowledge management: An Open Marxist theoretical perspective and analysis; Conclusion
 

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