Current Issues in Knowledge Management, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 1599049198
  • ISBN-13: 9781599049199
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 385 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2007 | Published/Released June 2008
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2007

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As global enterprise grows increasingly reliant on electronic data, processes and procedures, studies of the management of organizational knowledge are emerging at the forefront of critical research.

Current Issues in Knowledge Management combines cutting-edge research on the cultural, technical, organizational and human issues surrounding the creation, capture, transfer and use of knowledge in today's organizations. Providing foremost information on topics such as organizational memory, knowledge management in enterprises, enablers and inhibitors of knowledge sharing and transfer, and emerging technologies of knowledge management, this estimable reference offers vital research information to practitioners and scholars in a variety of settings.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title page.
Copyright Page.
Table of Contents.
Detailed Table of Contents.
1: Advances in Knowledge Management Foundations.
2: The Need for Knowledge Management.
3: The Impact of Culture and Context on Knowledge Management.
4: Addressing Contextual Issues in Knowledge Management: A Guiding Framework.
5: A Model of Knowledge Management Success.
6: Advances in Knowledge Transfer, Sharing, and Flow.
7: Think Social Capital Before You Think Knowledge Transfer.
8: Human Effect of Knowledge Sharing: Cooperative Type and Reciprocity Level in Community of Practice.
9: Toward a Receiver-Based Theory of Knowledge Sharing.
10: A Dialectic on the Cultural and Political Aspects of Information and Knowledge Sharing in Organizations1.
11: A Conceptual Model for Knowledge Sharing as Dependent on Cultural Factors.
12: Advances in Knowledge Management in Organizations.
13: Integrating Knowledge Management with Programme Management.
14: Developing and Analysing Core Competencies for Alignment with Strategy.
15: A Case-Classification-Conclusion 3Cs Approach to Knowledge Acquisition: Applying a Classification Logic Wiki to the Problem Solving Process.
16: Knowledge Management Systems: Towards a Theory of Integrated Support.
17: Community of Practice: Aligning Knowledge Work with Organisational Knowledge Strategy.
18: Advances in Knowledge Management Development Methodologies.
19: A Method for Knowledge Modeling with Unified Modeling Language (UML): Building a Blueprint for Knowledge Management.
20: Improvement of Software Engineering Processes by Analyzing Knowledge Intensive Activities.
21: Using Social Networking Analysis to Facilitate Knowledge Sharing Amongst Senior Managers in Multinational Organisations.
22: Advances in Knowledge Management Application.
23: Leveraging Current Experiences for Future Actions: An Exemplar of Knowledge Reuse.
24: Knowledge Characteristics, Knowledge Acquisition Strategy and Results of Knowledge Management Implementations: An Empirical Study of Taiwanese Hospitals.
25: Emergency Preparedness and Information Systems: A Case Study Using Wiki Technology.
26: Knowledge Management and Hurricane Katrina Response.
Compilation of References.
About the Contributors.