Knowledge Networks: The Social Software Perspective, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 1599049775
  • ISBN-13: 9781599049779
  • DDC: 658.4038
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 300 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2008 | Published/Released March 2009
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2008

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Social networks are collections of individuals linked together by a set of relations. The linkage of social networks to people and business contexts as well as to critical government domains is important for the emerging information of the knowledge society. This book concentrates on strategies that exploit emerging technologies for the knowledge effectiveness in social networks.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
List of Reviewers.
Table of Contents.
Detailed Table of Contents.
1: A Knowledge Strategy Oriented Framework for Classifying Knowledge Management Tools.
2: Social Software for Bottom-Up Knowledge Networking and Community Building.
3: Weaving a Knowledge Web with Wikis.
4: Media Centric Knowledge Sharing on the Web 2.0.
5: E-Democracy: The Social Software Perspective.
6: Community and Collaboration Tools to Frame the New Working Environment: The Banking Industry Case.
7: Who Talks with Whom: Impact of Knowledge Sharing in the Value Network of Born Globals.
8: Illustrating Knowledge Networks as Sociograms.
9: Web 2.0 Collaborative Learning Tool Dynamics.
10: Knowing in Organizations: Pheno-Practical Perspectives.
11: Evaluating the Learning Effectiveness of Collaborative Problem Solving in Computer-Mediated Settings.
12: Acquiring and Sharing Knowledge through Inter-Organizational Benchlearning.
13: Virtual Worlds as Environment for Learning Communities.
14: Corps of Engineers Natural Resources Management (NRM) Gateway: Communities “in” Practice.
15: A Complex Adaptive Systems-Based Enterprise Knowledge Sharing Model.
16: Facilitating E-Learning with Social Software: Attitudes and Usage from the Student's Point of View.
17: Enlivening the Promise of Education: Building Collaborative Learning Communities through Online Discussion.
18: Towards an Integrated Model of Knowledge Sharing in Software Development: Insights from a Case Study.
19: E-Collaboration and E-Commerce in Virtual Worlds: The Potential of Second Life and World of Warcraft.
20: Socializing a Knowledge Strategy.
Compilation of References.
About the Contributors.