About the Author
Verna Allee is recognized worldwide as a thought leader in Knowledge in organizations. She consults in knowledge management and strategic issues with Motorola, Eli Lilly, Samtel, American Express India, Hewlett Packard, Unocal, Assurant Group, Seagate Technologies, Sun Microsystems, PeopleSoft, Primus Software, Peer3, Oracle, Rockwell Avionics, Unisys, Clarica, AT&T, Chevron, Steelcase, and others. She is a frequent presenter at conferences in the US and abroad and is a Fellow of the World Business Academy. She acts as advisor for special projects in intellectual capital and the knowledge economy with Stanford University, the Brookings Institution, and Digital4Sight.
Table of Contents
Understanding Knowledge - Introduction: The knowledge era; Knowledge competencies for adaptive enterprises; The knowledge navigators; Seeing patterns of knowledge, learning and performance; Knowledge archetypes in action; Knowledge, learning and organizations; Building Blocks for Knowledge - Doing the data two-step; Gigamonsters and other dragons: Procedural Knowledge; Building functional knowledge; The making of meaning; Integrating: The quest for the elegant solution; Renewing; Reconnecting with purpose; Expanded vision: Union performance; Into Practice: Best Practices in Knowledge Management - Strategies: Creating practice fields for knowledge; Culture, knowledge mapping and technology; The seeds of knowledge; The knowledge archetype in theoretical constructs; A question set for knowledge building in information management.