Fostering an Effective Knowledge Sharing Network

It should come as no surprise that learning is largely a social experience. From language acquisition to behavior to a variety of skills like learning how to drive—we gain most of our knowledge from other people. The same is true in the workplace. In Knowledge Management in Theory and Practice, Kimiz Dalkir writes that, according …

Reducing Company Vulnerability Through Knowledge Management

An organization’s intellectual assets are, arguably, its most valuable and well-guarded resources. Intellectual property is what provides a company their competitive edge in the market, but it can also represent one of their greatest vulnerabilities. The organizational knowledge base is partitioned off into two categories: explicit knowledge and tacit knowledge. Explicit knowledge is knowledge that …