Information, Knowledge and Learning Organisation

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The past decade went through a lot of discussions on the subject Knowledge Management (KM). Fear has gripped many organisations as they know that they will not be able to survive in the present Knowledge Era unless and until they follow a scheme through which they can manage and leverage value from their intellectual assets…

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When KM is related to IT applications then it is termed as "knowledge management applications". Right from the advancement of well codified help desk schemes to the proviso of video conferencing to smooth the progress of the exchange of thoughts between people, it is knowledge management applications throughout.
The applications of KM has shown to perk up organizational performance (Cavaleri et al., 2005;Davenport and Prusak, 1998) and therefore the subject is worth further research so that understanding of how these management and practice concepts enhance organizational outcomes can be refined.
Since the world is becoming more dynamic with regard to information accessibility and financial economies, it is vital that KM and OL(Organisation Learning) research also becomes adaptable to be capable of responding to the different needs of different organisations located across the globe.
According to Beckman, (1999) the best way to organize knowledge is through some debate. The most powerful and supportive classifications of KM is based on a blend of knowledge accessibility (knowledge stored or located where and in what form) and knowledge transformation (the flow of knowledge from one place to another and from one form to another). Innovation or knowledge happens as a result of the flow and alteration of knowledge.
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