Competing with Knowledge: The Information Professional in the Knowledge Management Age

Competing with Knowledge: The Information Professional in the Knowledge Management Age Author: -
eBook Title: Competing with Knowledge: The Information Professional in the Knowledge Management Age
ISBN10: 1856045838
ISBN13: 978-1856045834
Language: English
Publisher: Facet Publishing; New edition edition (January 1, 2001)
Category: Politics & Social Sciences
Subcategory: Social Sciences
Size ePub vers.: 1456 kb
Size PDF vers.: 1774 kb
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Rating: 4.6
Votes: 248
Pages: 288 pages

Knowledge management (KM) is probably the first major management trend to identify information and its management as a crucial element in the success of an organization. In order for information professionals to participate fully in KM initiatives, or to be able to take advantage of the concept to improve the effective application of their skills, both the professionals and management need a good understanding of the KM approach and the information related roles within that framework. This book focuses on the potential role of the information professional in the KM environment and, using plenty of case studies, considers: the knowledge context - creating knowledge based environments in a range of sectors powering information: the role of information skills in KM. Readership: This book will make topical reading not only for those seeking career development through KM but for all information professionals wondering exactly what it is and how it will affect their work. LIS graduates and postgraduates will also be potential readers. Published in association with TFPL Ltd TFPL Ltd have been researching KM since 1996 and have monitored developments in Europe and the USA. They have recently completed an international research project looking at the skills required for the successful implementation of knowledge management.

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