Knowledge Management in Modern Organizations, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 1599042630
  • ISBN-13: 9781599042633
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 404 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2006 | Published/Released March 2007
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2006

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Knowledge management has been growing in importance and popularity as a research topic and business initiative. Knowledge Management in Modern Organizations documents the latest key issues of knowledge management. The innovative chapters in this book discuss the philosophical foundations of knowledge management, serving as a viable resource for academicians, practitioners, researchers, and students. Knowledge Management in Modern Organizations depicts a global perspective as the contributors come from Asia, Europe, the Middle East, and the United States, and adds value to any course focused on KM in organizations."

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Knowledge Management in Modern Organizations: Table of Contents.
1: What Is Knowledge Management?.
2: What Is Knowledge Management?.
3: Knowledge Management as a Discipline.
4: A Birds-Eye View of Knowledge Management: Creating a Disciplined Whole from Many Interdisciplinary Parts.
5: Knowledge Management Research: Are We Seeing the Whole Picture?.
6: Organizational Impacts of Knowledge Management.
7: Linking Knowledge to Competitiveness: Knowledge Chain Evidence and Extensions.
8: A Multi-Level Performance Framework for Knowledge Management.
9: The Influence of Organizational Trust on the Use of KM Systems and on the Success of KM Initiatives.
10: Knowledge Management's Impact on Organizational Performance.
11: Factors that Contribute to the Success of Knowledge Management Communities of Practice.
12: Measuring Knowledge Management.
13: Evaluation of Knowledge Management: A Review and Agenda for Future Research.
14: Knowledge Management Success Factors and Models.
15: Knowledge Management Success: Empirical Assessment of a Theoretical Model.
16: Knowledge Management Information Technology User Acceptance: Assessing the Applicability of the Technology Acceptance Model.
17: Knowledge in Organizations.
18: The Role of Context and Its Explication for Fostering Knowledge Transparency in Modern Organizations.
19: Toward the Multidimensional Conceptualization of Knowledge.
20: Eliciting Tacit Knowledge Using the Critical Decision Interview Method.
21: Knowledge Acquisition and Transfer in Developing Countries: The Experience of the Egyptian Software Industry.
22: Experience with Knowledge Management.
23: Adopting Knowledge-Centred Principles in Innovation Pursuits: The Case of Singapore Airlines.
24: Knowledge Management Gap: Determined Initiatives, Unsuccessful Results.
25: The Lifecycle of a Knowledge Management System for Organizational Learning: A Case Study.
About the Authors.