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The Routledge Companion to Knowledge Management

Jin Chen

Knowledge when properly leveraged and harnessed contributes to effective organizational performance. How much an organization benefits from knowledge would depend on how well knowledge has been managed. There have been challenges to implementing knowledge management in today's dramatically different world from before. This comprehensive reference work is a timely guide to understanding knowledge management.

The book covers key themes of knowledge management which includes the basic framework of knowledge management and helps readers to understand the state of art of knowledge management both from the aspects of theory and practice, from the perspectives of strategy, organization, resources, as well as institution and organizational culture. This reference work reflects the increasingly important role of both philosophy and digital technologies in knowledge management research and practice.

This handbook will be an essential resource for knowledge management scholars, researchers and graduate students.

Book Details

  • Publisher: Routledge
  • Publish Date: Jan 29th, 2024
  • Pages: 332
  • Language: English
  • Dimensions: 9.69in - 6.85in - 0.73in - 1.28lb
  • EAN: 9780367631048
  • Categories: Knowledge CapitalDevelopment - Sustainable DevelopmentInformation Management

About the Author

Jin Chen is Professor at the Department of Innovation, Entrepreneurship and Strategy, School of Economics and Management, Tsinghua University, China.

Ikujiro Nonaka is a Japanese organizational theorist and Professor Emeritus at the Graduate School of International Corporate Strategy of Hitotsubashi University, Japan.

Praise for this book

"Chen and Nonaka have assembled a stellar group of contributors who shed new light on this important and interesting topic, this volume will advance an understanding of knowledge management, business models, and innovation. It is provocative, integrative, and compelling." - David J. Teece, Director of Tusher Initiative for the Management of Intellectual Capital, Institute for Business Innovation, University of California, Berkeley, CA, USA

"This is an essential reading for scholars and managers interested in knowledge management and the complex dynamics of knowledge creation, which over the years has become a central element in the theory and evolution of the firm. In its broad structure, this beautiful book is a must-read for an understanding of the pervasive role of knowledge in innovation and competition in the age of globalization, new information and communication technologies and artificial intelligence." - Franco Malerba, Professor of Applied Economics, Bocconi University, Milan, Italy; Previous President of the Schumpeter Society

"Congratulations for the completion of this timely and comprehensive Handbook on Knowledge Management, which I shall highly recommend to all scholars/teachers and practitioners of technology and innovation management. In the modern age of knowledge economy, this handbook will help us fill any gap in our learning in the theories and applications in the important field of Knowledge Management, to benefit from the views from both western and eastern perspectives, and to appreciate the role of 'learning by doing' in the education and development of future public and private sector leaders." - Hang Chang Chieh, Executive Director of Institute for Engineering Leadership, National University of Singapore, Singapore