Springer Texts in Business and Economics

Knowledge Management

Value Creation Through Organizational Learning

Authors: North, Klaus, Kumta, Gita

  • Comprehensive coverage on theory and practices of Knowledge Management and Organizational Learning
  • Covers cases from all over the world
  • Questions, assignments, mini cases and examples help the reader to learn and gain a worldwide perspective
  • Covers not only small and large businesses but also public administration and non profit-organizations
  • A description of 10 popular knowledge management tools and how to use them
  • Includes Knowledge Management self assessments
  • Provides a multilingual glossary of essential Knowledge Management terminology
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About this Textbook

This textbook on Knowledge Management is a result of more than twenty years of research, teaching and consulting experience of the authors. This is the first comprehensive text which brings together European, Asian and American perspectives on knowledge-based value creation. This book is intended not only for academic education but also for providing guidance to managers, consultants, trainers, coaches and those interested to learn about organizations in a knowledge economy in business, public administration and non-profit organizations. Many case studies, examples, questions, assignments as well as easy to use knowledge management tools make this work a compendium for learning, and for implementing knowledge management initiatives.

About the authors

Dr. Klaus North is Professor of International Management at Wiesbaden Business School, Germany. His current research covers knowledge and innovation management, particularly knowledge sharing within and between enterprises in an international context. He was founding president of the German Knowledge Management Association and was scientific director of the German Knowledge Management Award. He frequently consults with major firms, governments and international organizations and teaches regularly in business programmes internationally.

Dr. Gita A. Kumta is Information Systems faculty at the School of Business Management, SVKM’s Narsee Monjee Institute of Management Studies (Deemed-to-be-University), Mumbai, India and specializes in Enterprise Systems and Knowledge Management and is a recognised Research Guide. She holds a Masters Degree in Statistics from the Indian Statistical Institute, Calcutta and a Doctorate in Management Studies from the University of Mumbai. Dr. Kumta has around 30 years experience in industry predominantly in the area of business analysis and consultancy in financial systems. She actively participates and contributes papers at conferences on Knowledge Management, Enterprise Solutions and E-Governance.

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Table of contents (9 chapters)

  • On the Way to a Knowledge Society

    North, Klaus (et al.)

    Pages 1-29

  • Knowledge in Organisations

    North, Klaus (et al.)

    Pages 31-61

  • Organisational Forms to Leverage Knowledge

    North, Klaus (et al.)

    Pages 63-104

  • Knowledge Is Human

    North, Klaus (et al.)

    Pages 105-149

  • Strategies for Managing Knowledge

    North, Klaus (et al.)

    Pages 151-192

Buy this book

eBook $69.99
price for USA (gross)
  • ISBN 978-3-319-03698-4
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format: EPUB, PDF
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  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Hardcover $89.99
price for USA
  • ISBN 978-3-319-03697-7
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
Softcover $89.99
price for USA
  • ISBN 978-3-319-37785-8
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Knowledge Management
Book Subtitle
Value Creation Through Organizational Learning
Authors
Series Title
Springer Texts in Business and Economics
Copyright
2014
Publisher
Springer International Publishing
Copyright Holder
Springer International Publishing Switzerland
Distribution Rights
Distribution rights In India: Ane Books India, New Delhi, India
eBook ISBN
978-3-319-03698-4
DOI
10.1007/978-3-319-03698-4
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-319-03697-7
Softcover ISBN
978-3-319-37785-8
Series ISSN
2192-4333
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XXV, 326
Number of Illustrations and Tables
66 b/w illustrations, 24 illustrations in colour
Topics