Knowledge Management - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9781843341222, 9781780631967

Knowledge Management

1st Edition

An integrative Approach

Print ISBN: 9781843341222
eBook ISBN: 9781780631967
Imprint: Chandos Publishing
Published Date: 31st May 2005
Page Count: 172
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This book focuses on basic knowledge management (KM) concepts and their inter-relationships. Most importantly, the book brings together diverse perspectives currently seen in the field of KM research and practice in a logical sequence incorporating the most relevant and representative examples into an integrated framework. It offers a comprehensive coverage of the KM phenomena, including: KM frameworks, KM drivers, socio-technological enablers and processes, KM outputs and outcomes, as well as issues and challenges for KM present and future. With its integrated and systematic approach to KM phenomena, the book contributes to achieving an objective and complete picture of the field. The book will help students, individuals and organisations to better understand the benefits and limitations of KM. It will also help managers to choose more suitable KM solutions to enhance and exploit their organisational knowledge.

Key Features

  • Portrays an objective and complete picture of KM
  • Integrates diverse perspectives into a holistic framework
  • Offers a comprehensive coverage of major KM elements and their relationships


Scientists, researchers and research students; Practitioners and professionals and managers; Graduates and undergraduates; University, corporate and government librarians

Table of Contents

Part 1 Introduction to KM: An integrated view of KM; Drivers of KM. Part 2 KM components and relationships: Organisational enablers of KM; The role of technology in KM; Knowledge manipulation processes; Understanding knowledge as an asset. Part 3 Benefits and limitations of KM; Outcomes of KM; Issues and challenges for KM practice and research.


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…a valuable source of ideas for practical knowledge management and identifies some interesting possibilities for future research in this area., The Electronic Library