An overview of what knowledge management is, the theoretical basis behind it, and practical insights into how it can be implemented effectively in a professional setting.
Starting with a discussion of how knowledge management has evolved, how it adds value for organisations, and how it's success can be measured. The book then covers best practice and the key activities associated with doing knowledge management, including knowledge strategy, managing knowledge loss and knowledge sharing. Finishing with a discussion of knowledge management’s role in international business and what future developments are expected in the field.
Practical insights are drawn from around the world, with case studies such as how NASA forgot how to send a man to the Moon, Acer: The smiling Asian tiger, and why Saudi Arabia’s experts do not learn from overseas experts.
The book is supported by online resources for lecturers and students, including PowerPoint slides, an instructor’s manual, access to SAGE journal articles, and scorecards for measuring usefulness of knowledge management tools.
Suitable reading for undergraduate and postgraduate business and management students on knowledge management & organizational learning modules.
- PowerPoint slides
- Instructor's manual
- Figures and tables from the book
- Access to SAGE journal articles
- Scorecards benchmarking usefulness of knowledge management tools