Knowledge in Organisations


  • Laurence Prusak, formerly with IBM Global Services, currently an independent consultant

The second in the readers' series, Resources for the Knowledge-Based Economy, Knowledge In Organisations gives an overview of how knowledge is valued and used in organisations. It gives readers excellent grounding in how best to understand the highest valued asset they have in their organisations.
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general managers; strategic planning professionals; human resource professionals; business school faculty; students


Book information

  • Published: March 1997
  • ISBN: 978-0-7506-9718-7


'This collection of articles offers sound insights into how organizations can harness and cultivate knowledge." - Training

Table of Contents

*Knowledge as strategy *Knowledge and competence as strategic assets *Tacit knowledge *Organisational memory *Learning by knowledge-intensive firms *Knowledge of the firm *Eprinet:Leveraging knowledge in the electric utilities industry *Informal networks *Cosmos vs. chaos: Sense and nonsense in electronic context *Top management, strategy and organisational knowledge structures *Dynamic theory of organisations knowledge structures