Knowledge Management and Business Strategies: Theoretical Frameworks and Empirical Research, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 1599044889
  • ISBN-13: 9781599044880
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 409 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2007 | Published/Released March 2008
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2007

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Overview

The growing awareness of the crucial role that knowledge can play in gaining competitive advantage has lead businesses to confront how to build competitive business strategy around a firm’s intellectual resources and capabilities, and how to define and guide the processes and infrastructure for managing organizational knowledge.

Knowledge Management and Business Strategies: Theoretical Frameworks and Empirical Research provides researchers and practitioners fundamental business and management knowledge by exploring relevant theoretical frameworks and the latest empirical research findings in the area of knowledge and knowledge management strategies and their formulation and alignment with organizations’ competitive business strategies.

Table of Contents

Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Table of Contents.
Detailed Table of Contents.
Preface.
Acknowledgment.
1: Organizational Knowledge Management.
2: Knowledge Management: From Management Fad to Systemic Change.
3: Does Knowledge Management Improve Firm Performance?: The Effect of Knowledge Distinctive Competences.
4: Knowledge Management Leaders' Top Issues.
5: Knowledge Management (KM) Strategies.
6: External Knowledge Search Strategy as an Essential Element of a Knowledge Management Strategy.
7: Knowledge Transfer Strategy: An Emerging Classification System.
8: Modular Organizations and Strategic Flexiblity: The Mediating Role of Knowledge Management Strategy.
9: Socializing a Knowledge Strategy.
10: A Technology-Focused Framework for Integrating Knowledge Management into Strategic Innovation Management.
11: Business and KM Strategies Alignment.
12: Knowledge Strategic Alignment: Research Framework, Models, and Concepts.
13: Integrating Knowledge Management Services: Strategy and Infrastructure.
14: Aligning Knowledge and Business Strategies within an Artificial Ba Context.
15: The Activity Domain Theory: Informing the Alignment of Business and Knowledge Management Strategies.
16: Selected Readings.
17: Developing and Analysing Core Competencies for Alignment with Strategy.
18: Enhancing Performance Through Knowledge Management: Holistic Framework.
19: Challenges in Developing a Knowledge Management Strategy for the Air Force Materiel Command.
20: Measuring Organizational Readiness for Knowledge Management.
21: Alignment of Business and Knowledge Management Strategies.
Compilation of References.
About the Contributors.
Index.