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The Way of Knowledge Managing the Unmanageable

Stowe Boyd

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Paperback. 108 pages. Dimensions: 8.9in. x 5.8in. x 0.3in.Learning and knowledge in business is undergoing a dramatic, and necessary, revolution. Business leaders are redefining the concept of leadership and reevaluating the basic premises of management in the knowledgedriven company. Knowledge management is a slippery concept. Knowledge is a set of related beliefs and experiences in the mind of an individual, not a physical asset like capital equipment. How can we manage that which resides with the minds of others, intangible and invisible How can we manage the unmanageableRather than a how-to manual for mounting knowledge management initiatives, in this book Stowe Boyd examines the new realities for business: The value of a business is no longer principally based on tangible assets, but on intangiblesInformation technology is the prime mover of the new economy, and those who master IT increase their chances of success Our ways of management a largely leftover from the industrial era of the immediate past, and are not naturally workable in the new business context In exploring the contradictions posed by the old and the new economic order, business leaders learn to balance the apparently opposing interests of delivering value to customer and encouraging the development and sharing of knowledge in the firm. This item ships from multiple locations. Your book may arrive from Roseburg,OR, La Vergne,TN. Bookseller Inventory # 9780595150465

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Learning and knowledge in business is undergoing a dramatic, and necessary, revolution. Business leaders are redefining the concept of leadership and reevaluating the basic premises of management in the knowledgedriven company.Knowledge management is a slippery concept. Knowledge is a set of related beliefs and experiences in the mind of an individual, not a physical asset like capital equipment. How can we manage that which resides with the minds of others, intangible and invisible? How can we manage the unmanageable?Rather than a how-to manual for mounting knowledge management initiatives, in this book Stowe Boyd examines the new realities for business:·The value of a business is no longer principally based on tangible assets, but on intangibles·Information technology is the prime mover of the new economy, and those who master IT increase their chances of success ·Our ways of management a largely leftover from the industrial era of the immediate past, and are not naturally workable in the new business context In exploring the contradictions posed by the old and the new economic order, business leaders learn to balance the apparently opposing interests of delivering value to customer and encouraging the development and sharing of knowledge in the firm.

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A self-described business philosopher, Stowe Boyd is an expert on the strategic application of information technology. Stowe explores his varied interests including web-based groupware and workflow, through articles and reviews in numerous publications and at EdgeCity (edgecity.convey.com), a web site published by Stowes consulting firm, Running Light Inc.

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