The essentials of knowledge management

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This book reviews the field of Knowledge Management, taking a holistic approach that includes both "soft" and "hard" aspects. It provides a broad perspective on the field, rather than one based on a single viewpoints from Computer Science or Organizational Learning, offering a comprehensive and integrated conception of Knowledge Management. The chapters represent the best Knowledge Management articles published in the 21st century in Knowledge Management Research & Practice and the European Journal of Information Systems, with contributors including Ikujiro Nonaka, Frada Burstein, and David Schwartz. Most of the chapters contribute significantly to practise as well as theory.
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationBasingstoke (UK)
PublisherPalgrave Macmillan
Number of pages384
ISBN (Electronic)978-1-137-55210-5, 978-1-137-55209-9
ISBN (Print)978-1-137-55208-2
Publication statusPublished - 30 Sep 2015

Publication series

NameOR Essentials
PublisherPalgrave Macmillan



  • knowledge management
  • knowledge sharing
  • knowledge management systems

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Edwards, J. S. (Ed.) (2015). The essentials of knowledge management. (OR Essentials). Palgrave Macmillan.