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    Managing Knowledge


    Connolly, Niall (2013) Managing Knowledge. IVI White Paper Series.

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    Abstract

    This paper provides a perspective on what knowledge is, why knowledge is important, and how we might encourage good knowledge behaviours. A knowledge management framework is described, and although the framework is project management-centric the basic principles are transferrable to other contexts. From a strategic perspective, knowledge can be considered an asset that has the potential to provide a competitive advantage provided that it has intrinsic value, it is not easily accessible by others and the value it realises is sustainable. These traits of knowledge are context-dependent, although it is fair to say that any ongoing enterprise has at the core of its competencies a knowledge base, even if the potential afforded by knowledge is not always immediately obvious.

    Item Type: Article
    Keywords: knowledge; knowledge management framework; implicit knowledge; tacit knowledge; explicit knowledge; knowledge management system; knowledge creation system; intrinsic motivation; measurement; management by objectives;
    Academic Unit: Faculty of Social Sciences > Research Institutes > Innovation Value Institute, IVI
    Item ID: 6383
    Depositing User: IVI Editor
    Date Deposited: 22 Sep 2015 16:02
    Journal or Publication Title: IVI White Paper Series
    Refereed: No
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