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Knowledge Management : Social, Cultural and Theoretical Perspectives - Ruth Rikowski

Knowledge Management

Social, Cultural and Theoretical Perspectives

By: Ruth Rikowski (Editor)

Paperback Published: 14th February 2007
ISBN: 9781843341390
Number Of Pages: 304

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This book focuses on various aspects of KM - including social, political and philosophical perspectives; practical perspectives; cross-cultural perspectives and theoretical perspectives. It concludes with an alternative view on KM, emphasising how KM helps to ensure the success of the knowledge revolution.

  • Brings different aspects of KM together, in one book
  • Includes contributions from academics, librarians/information professionals, KM consultants and web-designers
  • Emphasises the importance of both theory and practice in KM

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I would recommend it to any librarian or information specialist interested in contributing to efficient capture, storage and dissemination of information within their organisation., Scottish Health Information Network
...will surely encourage debate on concepts such as knowledge, wisdom, information, value, efficiency, progress and many others., Scottish Health Information Network

Social, economic, political and philosophical perspectivesp. 1
Knowledge management : what has wisdom got to do with it?p. 5
Intangible value at work : personal, organisational and social dimensionsp. 15
Leadership in the knowledge revolution : an Open Marxist theoretical perspective and analysisp. 49
Practical perspectivesp. 73
The role of the library of knowledge managementp. 77
Accessibility issues for web-based information systemsp. 93
Cross-cultural perspectivesp. 131
Knowledge management within and across cultures and cultural theoriesp. 135
Knowledge sharing and organisational learning in the developed and developing worldp. 161
Knowledge management : internal, external and social culturesp. 179
An Open Marxist theoretical analysis of knowledge management within and across culturesp. 199
Theoretical perspectivesp. 203
Thermodynamics and knowledge : principles and implicationsp. 209
Knowledge management : an Open Marxist theoretical perspective and analysisp. 229
Conclusionp. 269
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ISBN: 9781843341390
ISBN-10: 1843341395
Series: Chandos Knowledge Management
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 304
Published: 14th February 2007
Publisher: Woodhead Publishing Ltd
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 23.39 x 15.6  x 1.8
Weight (kg): 0.48