Becoming Knowledge Focused: A Practical Approach To Managing Knowledge In International Organizations

Becoming Knowledge Focused: A Practical Approach To Managing Knowledge In International Organizations

by Ugochukwu N. Ugbor Ph.D.

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Overview

Adopting a pragmatic bottom-up approach, this book explores the knowledge in international organizations and the dynamic interactions between stakeholders. It also proposes taxonomy and practical tools to classify the various knowledge products and to contextualize knowledge initiatives in international organizations. This book is expected to help international organizations develop a more comprehensive understanding of the process of becoming knowledge focused, and how KM can address their situation, while taking advantage of investments in KM systems. Knowledge audits in the form of interviews, developed as part of the study, helped understand contextual issues facing the international organizations and the strategic KM systems proposed and implemented. The result is a novel, and comprehensive discussion about managing knowledge in international knowledge-intensive organizations, suitable for graduate-level students and international organizations alike.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9783950255010
Publisher: Knowledge Management Associates
Publication date: 05/27/2008
Pages: 168
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.44(d)

About the Author

Ugochukwu Ugbor is the Founder of the Center for International Knowledge Management, Vienna, Austria and a Visiting Professor of Knowledge and Information Management at the University of Applied Sciences, Wiener Neustadt, Austria. He has over a decade of experience, working as a knowledge management and technology specialist in international organizations.

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