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Managing Knowledge

Managing Knowledge
An Essential Reader

Second Edition

September 2005 | 368 pages | SAGE Publications Ltd
Knowledge management is crucial to organizational learning, innovation and success within organizations. The Second Edition of the successful knowledge management reader provides a core source of key theoretical thinkers in the field and presents the most up-to-date leading-edge articles that explore emerging trends. A comprehensive introduction places these readings in context and draws together key strands across the field.

The new reader includes new and revised chapters as well as newly authored material, to provide students with a current resource that enables the study of knowledge management from a variety of perspectives. Theoretical work and engaging case studies place knowledge management in the context of an emerging global economy.

Tim Ray
I Nonaka, R Toyama and N Konno
SECI, Ba and Leadership
A Unified Model of Dynamic Knowledge Creation

S D N Cook and J S Brown
Building Epistemologies
The Generative Dance between Organizational Knowledge and Organizational Knowing

Haridimos Tsoukas and Efi Vladimirou
What Is Organizational Knowledge?
Haridimos Tsoukas
Do We Really Understand Tacit Knowledge?
J C Spender
An Overview
What's New and Important about Knowledge Management? Building New Bridges between Managers and Academics

Dorothy Leonard and Walter Swap
Deep Smarts
Tam Yeuk-Mui May, Marek Korczynski and Stephen Frenkel
Organizational and Occupational Commitment
Knowledge Workers in Large Corporations

John Storey
Human Resouce Policies for Knowledge Work
John Storey and Elizabeth Barnett
Knowledge Management Initiatives
Learning from Failure

Daniel Andriessen
IC Valuation and Measurement
Paul Quintas
Managing Knowledge and Innovation across Boundaries
David P Lepak and Scott A Snell
The Human Resource Architecture
Toward a Theory of Human Capital Allocation and Development

Mark L Lengnick-Hall and Cynthia A Lengnick-Hall
HR's Role in Building Relationship Networks
Tim Ray and Stewart Clegg
Tacit Knowing, Communication and Power
Lessons from Japan


A good reference on knowledge management that some might need for building theoretical background on KM. it is good as well as a postgraduate textbook for postgraduate students.

Dr Tareq Alhousary
Management Information Systems, Dhofar University
October 19, 2014

Excellent book. Easy to read. Sophisticated analysis and discussion of important issues in relation to knowledge management

Mr Christian Lystbaek
Institute of Business and Technology, Aarhus University
November 10, 2011

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