Knowledge Management in Organizations

A Critical Introduction

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9780198703099

Publication date:

16/07/2013

Paperback

304 pages

246.0x189.0mm

Price: 577.00 INR

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ISBN:

9780198703099

Publication date:

16/07/2013

Paperback

304 pages

246.0x189.0mm

Third Edition

Donald Hislop

Building on the success of the second edition, the third edition of Knowledge Management in Organizations presents a critical introduction to the subject. Adopting a multidisciplinary perspective, encompassing issues of strategy, structure, systems and human resource management, the text introduces the reader to the concept of knowledge before examining how, and whether, knowledge can be managed within the organizations in which we work. The third edition features a new section on intellectual capital accounting, increased discussion on the use of social networking technologies and significant updates to chapters on Knowledge Creation, Facilitating Knowledge Management via Culture Management, and Leadership, HRM and Knowledge Management.

Suitable for: Higher level undergraduate and postgraduate students studying modules on Knowledge Management or Managing Knowledge.

Rights:  OUP UK (Indian Territory)

Third Edition

Donald Hislop

Description

Building on the success of the second edition, the third edition of Knowledge Management in Organizations presents a critical introduction to the subject. Adopting a multidisciplinary perspective, encompassing issues of strategy, structure, systems and human resource management, the text introduces the reader to the concept of knowledge before examining how, and whether, knowledge can be managed within the organizations in which we work. The third edition features a new section on intellectual capital accounting, increased discussion on the use of social networking technologies and significant updates to chapters on Knowledge Creation, Facilitating Knowledge Management via Culture Management, and Leadership, HRM and Knowledge Management. This accessible and engaging text provides a comprehensive introduction to the subject, and incorporates a wealth of in-text learning features and examples in every chapter. International case studies throughout the text, which have been fully updated to reflect changes in the economic and political landscape since the previous edition, as well as new and emerging trends in the field, further illustrate knowledge management theory in a real-world business context.

Third Edition

Donald Hislop

Table of contents

Chapter 1. Introduction: The Contemporary Importance of Knowledge and Knowledge Management
SECTION 1. EPISTEMOLOGIES OF KNOWLEDGE IN THE KNOWLEDGE MANAGEMENT LITERATURE
Chapter 2. The Objectivist Perspective on Knowledge
Chapter 3. The Practice-Based Perspective on Knowledge
SECTION 2. AN INTRODUCTION TO KEY CONCEPTS
Chapter 4. What is Knowledge Management?
Chapter 5. Knowledge Intensive Firms and Knowledge Workers
Chapter 6. Learning and Knowledge Management
SECTION 3. KNOWLEDGE CREATION AND ORGANIZATIONAL LOSS
Chapter 7. Nonaka and Knowledge Creation Theory
Chapter 8. Unlearning and the Deliberate Loss of Knowledge
SECTION 4. SOCIO-CULTURAL ISSUES RELATED TO MANAGING AND SHARING KNOWLEDGE
Chapter 9. The Influence of Socio-Cultural Factors in Motivating Workers to Participate in Knowledge Management Initiatives
Chapter 10. Communities of Practice
Chapter 11. Cross Community, Boundary Spanning Knowledge Processes
Chapter 12. Power, Politics, Conflict, and Knowledge Processes
Chapter 13. Information and Communication Technologies and Knowledge Management
Chapter 14. Facilitating Knowledge Management via the use of Human Resource Management Practices
Chapter 15. Leadership, Organizational Culture Management and Knowledge Management
Chapter 16. Reflections on the topic of Knowledge Management

Third Edition

Donald Hislop

Features

  • Presents the area of knowledge management from a broad, multidisplinary perspective that encompasses strategy, structure, systems, and HRM. This unique critical approach provides a comprehensive and coherent overview of all organizational issues related to the topic.
  • Incorporates a wide range of in-text learning features and case examples into every chapter, ensuring a thorough understanding of each topic and how it applies to the business world.
  • Adopts a truly European and international perspective by drawing from a range of global examples.
  • A fully integrated Online Resource Centre accompanies this text, providing additional student resources such as weblinks and extended case studies.
  • New to this edition
  • Fully revised and updated case studies throughout the text reflect changes in the economic and political landscape since the previous edition, as well as new and emerging trends in the field.
  • New section on intellectual capital accounting.
  • Increased discussion on the use of social networking technologies.
  • Significant updates to chapters on Knowledge Creation, Facilitating Knowledge Management via Culture Management, and Leadership, HRM and Knowledge Management.

Third Edition

Donald Hislop

Third Edition

Donald Hislop

Description

Building on the success of the second edition, the third edition of Knowledge Management in Organizations presents a critical introduction to the subject. Adopting a multidisciplinary perspective, encompassing issues of strategy, structure, systems and human resource management, the text introduces the reader to the concept of knowledge before examining how, and whether, knowledge can be managed within the organizations in which we work. The third edition features a new section on intellectual capital accounting, increased discussion on the use of social networking technologies and significant updates to chapters on Knowledge Creation, Facilitating Knowledge Management via Culture Management, and Leadership, HRM and Knowledge Management. This accessible and engaging text provides a comprehensive introduction to the subject, and incorporates a wealth of in-text learning features and examples in every chapter. International case studies throughout the text, which have been fully updated to reflect changes in the economic and political landscape since the previous edition, as well as new and emerging trends in the field, further illustrate knowledge management theory in a real-world business context.

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Table of contents

Chapter 1. Introduction: The Contemporary Importance of Knowledge and Knowledge Management
SECTION 1. EPISTEMOLOGIES OF KNOWLEDGE IN THE KNOWLEDGE MANAGEMENT LITERATURE
Chapter 2. The Objectivist Perspective on Knowledge
Chapter 3. The Practice-Based Perspective on Knowledge
SECTION 2. AN INTRODUCTION TO KEY CONCEPTS
Chapter 4. What is Knowledge Management?
Chapter 5. Knowledge Intensive Firms and Knowledge Workers
Chapter 6. Learning and Knowledge Management
SECTION 3. KNOWLEDGE CREATION AND ORGANIZATIONAL LOSS
Chapter 7. Nonaka and Knowledge Creation Theory
Chapter 8. Unlearning and the Deliberate Loss of Knowledge
SECTION 4. SOCIO-CULTURAL ISSUES RELATED TO MANAGING AND SHARING KNOWLEDGE
Chapter 9. The Influence of Socio-Cultural Factors in Motivating Workers to Participate in Knowledge Management Initiatives
Chapter 10. Communities of Practice
Chapter 11. Cross Community, Boundary Spanning Knowledge Processes
Chapter 12. Power, Politics, Conflict, and Knowledge Processes
Chapter 13. Information and Communication Technologies and Knowledge Management
Chapter 14. Facilitating Knowledge Management via the use of Human Resource Management Practices
Chapter 15. Leadership, Organizational Culture Management and Knowledge Management
Chapter 16. Reflections on the topic of Knowledge Management

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