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Corporate Literacy : Discovering the Senses of the Organisation - Anne Kauhanen-Simanainen

Corporate Literacy

Discovering the Senses of the Organisation

Paperback Published: 14th February 2007
ISBN: 9781843342618
Number Of Pages: 184

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This book introduces a new facet for information and knowledge management: Corporate Literacy refers to the comprehensive literacy that companies and communities need in the networked, fast changing and complex environment. The views relating to organisations and information are changing along with the changes in the operating and information environment. The concept of literacy is also expanding. It cannot anymore be observed only from an individual point of view but the attention has to be transferred to communal skills. Based of these shared skills the organisation is able to build its own information architecture and to offer its information resources for use. This book will tell the reader how Corporate Literacy is created and what kind of a strategy can be used to develop it. The book includes information architecture of a literate organisation and new roles of information professionals.

  • Provides a new concept and facet to the field of information and knowledge management
  • Integrates increasingly expanding information and media literacy skills to organisational literacy skills, to cover a range of different aspects
  • Connects the usability of the information architecture and information resources to the corporate literacy

Corporate Literacy: why is it needed? Corporate Literacy in practice; Information skills and roles; Managing and leading Corporate Literacy; Corporate Literacy in different contexts; Not seeking new lands, but seeing with new eyes.

ISBN: 9781843342618
ISBN-10: 1843342618
Series: Chandos Knowledge Management
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 184
Published: 14th February 2007
Publisher: Woodhead Publishing Ltd
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 23.39 x 15.6  x 0.99
Weight (kg): 0.27