Tacit Knowledge in Organizational Learning, 1st Edition

  • Peter Busch
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  • ISBN-10: 1599045036
  • ISBN-13: 9781599045030
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 457 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2007 | Published/Released April 2008
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2007

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Understanding the complexity of tacit knowledge has become increasingly important to the enhancement of organizational flow. Tacit Knowledge in Organizational Learning aims to advocate the need for "human factor" consideration from a tacit knowledge capital point of view.

This eBook offers academics and practitioners an illustration of the importance of tacit knowledge to an organization, presenting a means to measure and track tacit knowledge in individuals and recommendations on firm attributes and their ideal utilization of the tacit knowledge resource.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Tacit Knowledge in Organizational Learning Table of Contents.
1: Section I.
2: Introduction.
3: Knowledge Management.
4: Tacit Knowledge Defined.
5: Section II.
6: Testing for Tacit Knowledge.
7: Organisations.
8: Knowledge Flows.
9: Social Network Analysis.
10: Section III.
11: Methodologya, b.
12: Section IV.
13: Initial Results.
14: Results with Formal Concept Analysis.
15: Large Company (X).
16: Small Company (Y).
17: Medium Company (Z).
18: Section V.
19: Discussion.
20: Conclusion and Recommendations.
Appendix A: Prior Definitions of Tacit Knowledge.
Appendix B: Tacit Knowledge Maps Created Through a Qualitative Analysis of Tacit Knowledge Definitions.
Appendix C: The Structure Charts for Organisation X.
Appendix D: Social Network Analysis Sociograms on Overhead Transparencies.
Appendix E: Extra Social Network Analysis Supporting Data.
Appendix F: The Questionnaire Used in the Research.
Appendix G: Glossary of Common Terms Used in this Book.
About the Author.