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Managing Knowledge in Organizations

A Critical Pragmatic Perspective

Authors: Holford, W. David

  • Presents the conceptual and theoretical foundations of managing knowledge
  • Illustrates the practical implications through specific organizational examples or case studies
  • Addresses contemporary issues intersecting the digital workplace, such as AI, robots, and IT
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About this book

This book explores organizational knowledge and how it can be pragmatically exploited within many of today’s socio-technical-economic contexts. It provides both conceptual and empirical findings across different organizational contexts, addressing areas which have either been under-developed, such as power in relationship to knowledge, or require further examination, such as the role a more holistic, action-oriented view can contribute towards identifying and retaining expert knowledge within an organization, especially within digital environments. Further, it looks at how different perceptions, mental models, beliefs, and emotions (or lack of), as well as differing actions and behaviors, affect our abilities to detect hidden risks. This book will guide researchers in rendering the relationship between the managing of knowledge and the presence of risk more visible.

About the authors

W. David Holford is Professor of Management at the University of Quebec at Montreal, Canada. His field of interest focuses on organizational sense-making, knowledge theory and the assessment of hidden risk within organizational workgroups. His recent studies have focused on the identification and retention of expert tacit knowledge within knowledge intensive firms.

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Managing Knowledge in Organizations
Book Subtitle
A Critical Pragmatic Perspective
Authors
Copyright
2020
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan
Copyright Holder
The Editor(s) (if applicable) and The Author(s), under exclusive licence to Springer Nature Switzerland AG
eBook ISBN
978-3-030-41156-5
DOI
10.1007/978-3-030-41156-5
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-030-41155-8
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XII, 182
Number of Illustrations
1 b/w illustrations
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