An Essential Reader
- Stephen Little - The Open University
- Tim Ray - The Open University
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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.
PART ONE: KEY CONCEPTS
I Nonaka, R Toyama and N Konno
SECI, Ba and Leadership
S D N Cook and J S Brown
Haridimos Tsoukas and Efi Vladimirou
What Is Organizational Knowledge?
Do We Really Understand Tacit Knowledge?
J C Spender
PART TWO: KNOWING IN PRACTISE
Dorothy Leonard and Walter Swap
Tam Yeuk-Mui May, Marek Korczynski and Stephen Frenkel
Organizational and Occupational Commitment
Human Resouce Policies for Knowledge Work
John Storey and Elizabeth Barnett
Knowledge Management Initiatives
IC Valuation and Measurement
Managing Knowledge and Innovation across Boundaries
David P Lepak and Scott A Snell
The Human Resource Architecture
Mark L Lengnick-Hall and Cynthia A Lengnick-Hall
HR's Role in Building Relationship Networks
Tim Ray and Stewart Clegg
PART THREE: REVISING THE AGENDA
Tacit Knowing, Communication and Power
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.
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
Institute of Business and Technology, Aarhus University
November 10, 2011