Description

New technology and organizational structures are transforming the workplace, but management skills have not yet caught up. Harnessing knowledge and using it as a competitive advantage is one of the key priorities of organizations today. Honing Your Knowledge Skills looks at how to define knowledge working and identifies the practical skills of knowledge management needed by line managers. This book shows you how to *handle information overload *become an expert *harness new ideas *turn knowledge into action * keep knowledge skills fresh * understand IT resources and knowledge based systems The New Skills Portfolio is a groundbreaking new series, published in association with the Industrial Society, which re-defines the core management skills managers and team leaders need to be competitive. Each title is action-focused blending 20th century management initiatives/trends with a new flexible skills portfolio. The Industrial Society is one of the largest public training providers in the UK. It has over 10,000 member organisations and promotes best practice through its publishing, consultancy, training and advisory services. For more information contact their website on www.indsoc.co.uk

Key Features

Identifies practical knowledge skills Cutting edge themes Published in association with the Industrial Society

Readership

Trainers; Human resource managers; Line managers; Supervisors; Team leaders; Industrial Society members; Junior managers; Corporate learning resource centres.

Table of Contents

So you are a knowledge worker...; Knowledge management; Inquiry on a need to know basis; Ways to allow a framework to emerge; Turning your knowledge into action; Keep your knowledge skills fresh; Synergistic knowledge through expert knowledge working; Appendices.

Details

No. of pages:
200
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 1998
Published:
Imprint:
Butterworth-Heinemann
Print ISBN:
9780750636995
Electronic ISBN:
9780080508191

About the authors

Mariana Funes

Affiliations and Expertise

Assistant Director, Roffey Park

Nancy Johnson

Affiliations and Expertise

Principal Lecturer, Canterbury Christ Church College