Book: Knowledge Mapping and Management
Publisher: IRM Press
Knowledge Management is fast becoming a hot topic of discussion and
research. The capture, use, production and storage of knowledge is an issue of
paramount importance for businesses, universities, public and private organizations.
Because this is such an important topic, it is essential for researchers, academicians
and managers to stay up-to-date on the current practices and techniques relating to
knowledge mapping and management issues. The chapters in this book report on the
latest efforts to improve and use knowledge management techniques. The authors
offer may definitions of knowledge and offer concrete suggestions for organizations
on how to better capture and use knowledge. The chapters also address the questions
of who uses knowledge, how it can be better shared and how knowledge is currently
being managed and how the management efforts can be improved.
The managerial challenges of the 21st century center on how organizations create, share, and exploit knowledge. This book presents the latest thinking in knowledge mapping and management and provides managers and consultants with a deeper understanding of the organizational, human, and technological issues involved. The incorporation of the latest research in this discipline makes this a valuable reference tool for individuals and organizations striving to implement knowledge management technologies.