Knowledge Management: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools and Applications, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 1599049341
  • ISBN-13: 9781599049342
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 3420 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2007 | Published/Released April 2008
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2007

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Knowledge Management: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools, and Applications is the defining reference source for all theories, concepts, and methodologies within the knowledge management (KM) discipline. This comprehensive, six-volume collection of research from an international body of KM experts includes chapters on implementing KM in organizations; KM systems acceptance; KM communication; knowledge representation; knowledge sharing; KM success models; knowledge ontology; and operational KM. Encompassing 281 chapters from 432 contributors drawn from the world’s leading KM experts, Knowledge Management: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools, and Applications will provide libraries with the defining reference to the field and set the standard for all fundamental and emerging models within the discipline.

Key Features:

  • 281 authoritative contributions by 432 of the world’s leading experts in knowledge management from 38 countries
  • A single source for comprehensive information on an expansive field
  • In-depth descriptions of key issues, terms, and concepts
  • More than 7,000 references to existing literature and research on knowledge management
  • Organized by topic and indexed, making it a convenient method of reference for all IT/IS scholars and professionals
  • A compendium of thousands of key terms with detailed definitions
  • Cross-referencing of key terms, figures, and information pertinent to knowledge management

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Associate Editors.
Editorial Advisory Board.
Additional Research Collections Found in the "Contemporary Research in Information Science and Technology" Book Series.
List of Contributors.
Contents by Volume.
Introductory Chapter: Contemporary Research in Knowledge Management.
About the Editor.
1: Fundamental Concepts and Theories in Knowledge Management.
2: An Overview of Knowledge Management.
3: Theoretical and Practical Aspects of Knowledge Management.
4: Knowledge Management Success Models.
5: Technology and Knowledge Management.
6: Smart Organizations in the Digital Age.
7: Knowledge Sharing.
8: Knowledge Management on the Web.
9: Business Process Outsourcing to Emerging Markets: A Knowledge Management Approach to Models and Strategies.
10: Keeping the Flame Alive: Sustaining a Successful Knowledge Management Program.
11: Knowledge Transfer.
12: Knowledge Management.
13: Enhancing Performance Through Knowledge Management: A Holistic Framework.
14: Taxonomies of Knowledge.
15: Understanding Organizational Memory.
16: Inquiring Organizations.
17: Quality of Knowledge in Virtual Entities.
18: Knowledge Management, Communities of Practice, and the Role of Technology: Lessons Learned from the Past and Implications for the Future.
19: Customer Knowledge Management.
20: A Survey of Internet Support for Knowledge Management/Organizational Memory Systems.
21: Information Technology Assessment for Knowledge Management.
22: Practice–Based Knowledge Integration.
23: Knowledge Representation.
24: External Knowledge Integration.
25: Understanding Innovation Processes.
26: Knowledge Management System Success Factors.
27: Knowledge Management Systems Acceptance.
28: Knowledge Synthesis Framework.
29: Communities of Practice and Organizational Development for Ethics and Values.
30: Social Capital Knowledge.
31: Knowledge Communication.
32: Biological and Information Systems Approaches.
33: Internet–Based Spatial Decision Support Using Open Source Tools.
34: Measuring Knowledge Management Capabilities.
35: Knowledge Management as an E–Learning Tool.
36: Knowledge Management as a Reference Theory for E–Learning: A Conceptual and Technological Perspective.
37: Beyond Knowledge Management: Introducing Learning Management Systems.
38: Computational Experimentation.
39: Object–Process Methodology.
40: Uncertainty and Information in Construction: From the Socio–Technical Perspective 1962–1966 to Knowledge Management—What Have We Learned?.
41: Knowledge Management: Development and Design Methodologies.
42: IT in Knowledge Management.
43: Using Inquiring Practice and Uncovering Exformation for Information Systems Development.
44: Engineering Design Knowledge Management.
45: Supporting Research and Development Processes Using Knowledge Management Methods.
46: E–mail and Knowledge Creation: Supporting Inquiring Systems and Enhancing Wisdom.
47: Stages of Knowledge Management Systems.
48: Knowledge Management Systems.
49: Conceptual Confusions in Knowledge Management and Knowledge Management Systems: Clarifications for Better KMS Development.