Knowledge in Organisations

1st Edition

Authors: Laurence Prusak
Paperback ISBN: 9780750697187
Imprint: Butterworth-Heinemann
Published Date: 18th March 1997
Page Count: 261

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Description

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.

Key Features

Describes the importance of knowledge to today's organizations. Offers insight into how knowledge can be obtained and cultivated. Provides a variety of persepctives, including sociology, economics, and management science.

Readership

general managers; strategic planning professionals; human resource professionals; business school faculty; students

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

Details

No. of pages:
261
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Butterworth-Heinemann 1997
Published:
Imprint:
Butterworth-Heinemann
Paperback ISBN:
9780750697187

About the Author

Laurence Prusak

Affiliations and Expertise

formerly with IBM Global Services, currently an independent consultant

Reviews

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