`This body of knowlege should be of interest to human resource management specialists. ...[and] to those who are interested in developing their knowledge and understanding of corporate learning and what a learning organisations is. Indeed, [it]... will appeal ...to academics as it offers a useful introduction ....and offers some pointers for devising human resource management strategies' - Peter Trim, University of London, British Academy of Management News `Drs Richard C Huseman and Jon P Goodman set forth a strategic model for conceptualizing and leveraging knowledge that is invaluable for executives who want to capture, share, and leverage the power of knowledge assets.' - Thomas Sattelberger, Corpora
Chapter 10: Leading with Knowledge
Leading with Knowledge
There is nothing more difficult to take in hand, more perilous to conduct, or more uncertain in its success than to take the lead in the introduction of a new order of things.
We believe that information arises from the processing of data, knowledge arises from the processing of information, and wisdom arises from the processing of knowledge. As seniorevel executives come to understand the economic power of knowledge, the question becomes not whether one should move to becoming a knowledge organization but, rather, how one navigates that direction most quickly.
Leadership in Knowledge Organizations
Throughout this book, we have emphasized that knowledge resides at all levels of the organization. The knowledge organization requires an [Page 212]acceptance that the people at the ...