- Subject index
The Handbook of 21st Century Management provides authoritative insight into the key issues for students in college or corporate courses with a particular emphasis on the current structure of the topic in the literature, key threads of discussion and research on the topic, and emerging trends. This resource is useful in structuring exciting and meaningful papers and presentations and assists readers in deciding on management areas to take elective coursework in or to orient themselves towards for a career. Indeed, familiarity with many of the topics in this Handbook would be very useful in job interviews for positions in business.
Chapter 83: Knowledge Management: Strategy, Culture, Intellectual Capital, and Communities of Inquiry
Knowledge management (KM) is a hot topic in many business communities. Although, the title knowledge management might suggest a rather simple definition, there are plenty of opinions as to what it is and how it should be used, if used at all. However, because of the ever increasing pace of business development, the task of effective and competitive management of organizations becomes essential and KM, if understood and implemented properly, may be a useful tool for business transformation as well as the key to competitive advantage. This chapter presents an overview of KM including knowledge, knowledge management systems (KMS) communities of practice, knowledge transfer, and KM ...