The Challenges of Knowledge Sharing in Practice

Addresses the key skills that are required in organisations in the information intensive society. The book examines the power of information behaviour on the construction of different kinds of shared knowledge and social identity in a group. An introduction to the different dimensions of social capital that is structural and cognitive, and looks at the relational aspects of information behaviour in organisations. Experiences are analysed in two different case studies - in the financial and biotechnology industries - in order to gain additional insights in how the internal organisation environment should be designed to support the development of the organisation's intellectual capital. Introduces social capital dimensions to the knowledge management framework Provides empirical work on the new combination of social capital and organizational information behaviour. Two different information sharing practices are presented: a claims handling unit (routine based work) and a biotechnology firm (expert work) Develops social capital measures into qualitative information research

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  • Author : Gunilla Widen-Wulff
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Pages : 232 pages
  • ISBN : 1780632010
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
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The Challenges of Knowledge Sharing in Practice

The Challenges of Knowledge Sharing in Practice
  • Author : Gunilla Widen-Wulff
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 23 January 2014
GET THIS BOOKThe Challenges of Knowledge Sharing in Practice

Addresses the key skills that are required in organisations in the information intensive society. The book examines the power of information behaviour on the construction of different kinds of shared knowledge and social identity in a group. An introduction to the different dimensions of social capital that is structural and cognitive, and looks at the relational aspects of information behaviour in organisations. Experiences are analysed in two different case studies - in the financial and biotechnology industries - in order

The Challenge of Knowledge Sharing

The Challenge of Knowledge Sharing
  • Author : Tatjana Bauer
  • Publisher : LIT Verlag Münster
  • Release : 15 January 2021
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In the Vietnamese science community, knowledge production and sharing are still limited. Based on intensive field work, this book investigates how organizations operating in the field of water research understand and practice knowledge management. The national science policy, culture, tradition, international collaboration, and local market forces all contribute to the current conditions of knowledge exchange in Vietnam. It is shown that the concentration of organizations in "knowledge clusters" could possibly increase the innovative capacity of research and development, which represents

Knowledge Sharing in Practice

Knowledge Sharing in Practice
  • Author : M.H. Huysman,D.H. de Wit
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release : 14 March 2013
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In this volume organizational learning theory is used to analyse various practices of managing and facilitating knowledge sharing within companies. Experiences with three types of knowledge sharing, namely knowledge acquisition, knowledge reuse, and knowledge creation, at ten large companies are discussed and analyzed. This critical analysis leads to the identification of traps and obstacles when managing knowledge sharing, when supporting knowledge sharing with IT tools, and when organizations try to learn from knowledge sharing practices. The identification of these risks

Becoming a Knowledge-Sharing Organization

Becoming a Knowledge-Sharing Organization
  • Author : Steffen Soulejman Janus
  • Publisher : World Bank Publications
  • Release : 28 October 2016
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This volume offers a simple, systematic guide to creating a knowledge sharing practice in your organization. It shows how to build the enabling environment and develop the skills needed to capture and share knowledge gained from operational experiences to improve performance and scale-up successes. Its recommendations are grounded on the insights gained from the past seven years of collaboration between the World Bank and its clients around the world—ministries and national agencies operating in various sectors—who are working

Communities of Practice to Actively Manage Best Practices

Communities of Practice to Actively Manage Best Practices
  • Author : Stefano Borzillo
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release : 18 November 2007
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Stefan Borzillo examines a large variety of CoPs by means of six success factors and identifies three basic types: innovating strategic, operational excellence, and social and productive space CoPs. He shows that innovating strategic CoPs are strongly sponsored by management, that operational excellence CoPs are used to multiply technical and operational practices throughout an organization, and that social and productive space CoPs owe their success to their members’ sense of security.

Applications and Challenges of Maintenance and Safety Engineering in Industry 4.0

Applications and Challenges of Maintenance and Safety Engineering in Industry 4.0
  • Author : Martinetti, Alberto,Demichela, Micaela,Singh, Sarbjeet
  • Publisher : IGI Global
  • Release : 26 June 2020
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To plan, build, monitor, maintain, and dispose of products and assets properly, maintenance and safety requirements must be implemented and followed. A lack of maintenance and safety protocols leads to accidents and environmental disasters as well as unexpected downtime that costs businesses money and time. With the arrival of the Fourth Industrial Revolution and evolving technological tools, it is imperative that safety and maintenance practices be reexamined. Applications and Challenges of Maintenance and Safety Engineering in Industry 4.0 is a collection

Building the Knowledge Society on the Internet: Sharing and Exchanging Knowledge in Networked Environments

Building the Knowledge Society on the Internet: Sharing and Exchanging Knowledge in Networked Environments
  • Author : Bolisani, Ettore
  • Publisher : IGI Global
  • Release : 30 June 2008
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"In today's networked societies, a key factor of the social and economic success is the capability to exchange, transfer, and share knowledge. This book provides research on the topic providing a foundation of an emerging and multidisciplinary field"--Provided by publisher.

Handbook of Research on Global Information Technology Management in the Digital Economy

Handbook of Research on Global Information Technology Management in the Digital Economy
  • Author : Raisinghani, Mahesh S.
  • Publisher : IGI Global
  • Release : 31 January 2008
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Includes the most important issues, concepts, trends and technologies in the field of global information technology management, covering topics such as the technical platform for global IS applications, information systems projects spanning cultures, managing information technology in corporations, and global information technology systems and socioeconomic development in developing countries.

Contemporary Knowledge and Systems Science

Contemporary Knowledge and Systems Science
  • Author : Lee, W. B.,Sabetzadeh, Farzad
  • Publisher : IGI Global
  • Release : 02 March 2018
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As branches of research and knowledge continue to expand, platforms for gathering and understanding new information become important aspects of organizational improvement. Contemporary Knowledge and Systems Science provides emerging research on the methods and applications of knowledge systems in social science, economics, and technological developments. While highlighting topics such as knowledge retention, organizational information, and evolutionary algorithms, this publication explores the different types of new knowledge from a systems perspective. This book is an important resource for researchers, academics, practitioners,

Software Architecture Knowledge Management

Software Architecture Knowledge Management
  • Author : Muhammad Ali Babar,Torgeir Dingsøyr,Patricia Lago,Hans van der Vliet
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release : 12 August 2009
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A software architecture manifests the major early design decisions, which determine the system’s development, deployment and evolution. Thus, making better architectural decisions is one of the large challenges in software engineering. Software architecture knowledge management is about capturing practical experience and translating it into generalized architectural knowledge, and using this knowledge in the communication with stakeholders during all phases of the software lifecycle. This book presents a concise description of knowledge management in the software architecture discipline. It explains

Best Practices and Conceptual Innovations in Information Resources Management: Utilizing Technologies to Enable Global Progressions

Best Practices and Conceptual Innovations in Information Resources Management: Utilizing Technologies to Enable Global Progressions
  • Author : Khosrow-Pour, D.B.A., Mehdi
  • Publisher : IGI Global
  • Release : 31 December 2008
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"This book offers insight into emerging developments in information resources management and how these technologies are shaping the way the world does business, creates policies, and advances organizational practices"--Provided by publisher.

Knowledge Management in Theory and Practice

Knowledge Management in Theory and Practice
  • Author : Kimiz Dalkir
  • Publisher : MIT Press
  • Release : 04 March 2011
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A comprehensive text and reference provides both substantive theoretical grounding and pragmatic advice on applying key concepts. The ability to manage knowledge has become increasingly important in today's knowledge economy. Knowledge is considered a valuable commodity, embedded in products and in the tacit knowledge of highly mobile individual employees. Knowledge management (KM) represents a deliberate and systematic approach to cultivating and sharing an organization's knowledge base. It is a highly multidisciplinary field that encompasses both information technology and intellectual capital.

Handbook of Conversation Design for Instructional Applications

Handbook of Conversation Design for Instructional Applications
  • Author : Luppicini, Rocci
  • Publisher : IGI Global
  • Release : 31 January 2008
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Given the rapid growth of computer-mediated communication, there is an ever-broadening range of social interactions. With conversation as the bedrock on which social interactions are built, there is growing recognition of the important role conversation has in instruction, particularly in the design and development of technologically advanced educational environments. The Handbook of Conversation Design for Instructional Applications presents key perspectives on the evolving area of conversation design, bringing together a multidisciplinary body of work focused on the study of conversation