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Harnessing Dynamic Knowledge Principles in the Technology-Driven World

Book Description

In a technology-driven world, it is essential that enterprises develop reliable and rapid flows of knowledge to distribute evenly across organizations, time and place, and individuals in order to sustain a competitive advantage. However, most leaders and managers are unacquainted with effective knowledge flow practices. Harnessing Dynamic Knowledge Principles in the Technology-Driven World provides actionable principles of Knowledge Flow Theory to identify and solve problems for implementing these principles into practice. With emerging developments and widespread applicability, this book is a practical guide for scholars, business managers, and enterprise leaders and managers interested in understanding the dynamics of knowledge flows for competitive advantage in a technology-driven world.

Table of Contents

  1. Cover
  2. Title Page
  3. Copyright Page
  4. Book Series
  5. Preface
  6. Acknowledgment
  7. Foreword
    1. KNOWLEDGE FLOW PRINCIPLES AND APPLICATION CASES
  8. Section 1: Intellectual Basis
    1. Chapter 1: Knowledge Power
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. COMPETITIVE ADVANTAGE
      3. KNOWLEDGE FLOWS
      4. KNOWLEDGE POWER PRINCIPLES
      5. EXERCISES
    2. Chapter 2: Knowledge Uniqueness
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. KNOWLEDGE HIERARCHY
      3. INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
      4. KNOWLEDGE EXPLICITNESS
      5. KNOWLEDGE UNIQUENESS PRINCIPLES
      6. EXERCISES
    3. Chapter 3: Knowledge Flow
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. KNOWLEDGE FLOW PROCESSES
      3. KNOWLEDGE FLOW PATTERNS
      4. KNOWLEDGE FLOW AND WORKFLOW INTERACTIONS
      5. KNOWLEDGE FLOW TIMING
      6. KNOWLEDGE FLOW OBSTACLES
      7. KNOWLEDGE FLOW PRINCIPLES
      8. EXERCISES
    4. Chapter 4: Knowledge Technology
      1. ABTRACT
      2. KNOWLEDGE TECHNOLOGY PROBLEMS
      3. TECHNOLOGY AND LIFE CYCLE INTERACTION
      4. EXPERT SYSTEMS TECHNOLOGY
      5. “EXPERT” SYSTEM ILLUSTRATION
      6. SIMULATION TECHNOLOGY
      7. KNOWLEDGE TECHNOLOGY PRINCIPLES
      8. EXERCISES
    5. Chapter 5: Knowing and Learning
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. KNOWING
      3. LEARNING
      4. LEARNING-DOING TENSION
      5. PATH DEPENDENCIES
      6. KNOWING AND LEARNING PRINCIPLES
      7. EXERCISES
  9. Section 2: Practical Application
    1. Chapter 6: Knowledge Assessment
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. THEORETICAL AND PRACTICAL BASES FOR ASSESSMENT
      3. KNOWLEDGE MEASUREMENT AND ANALYSIS
      4. KNOWLEDGE FLOW COMPUTATIONAL MODELING
      5. KNOWLEDGE FLOW ASSESSMENT PRINCIPLES
      6. EXERCISES
    2. Chapter 7: Application Cases in Business
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. ADVANCED TECHNOLOGY COMPANY AND NEW PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT
      3. EXERCISES
      4. INDEPENDENT PRODUCTION COMPANY AND FEATURE FILM PROJECT
      5. EXERCISES
      6. MULTINATIONAL ELECTRONICS MANUFACTURER AND TECHNOLOGY TRANSFER PROJECT
      7. EXERCISES
    3. Chapter 8: Application Cases in Government
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. MILITARY ORGANIZATION AND MARITIME WARFARE
      3. EXERCISES
      4. FEDERAL GOVERNMENT AGENCY AND KNOWLEDGE MANAGEMENT PROGRAM
      5. EXERCISES
      6. PUBLIC SERVICE ORGANIZATION AND IT INTEGRATION PROJECT
      7. EXERCISES
    4. Chapter 9: Application Cases in Non-Profits
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. NATIONAL YOUTH SOCCER ORGANIZATION
      3. EXERCISES
      4. LOCAL TENNIS CLUB
      5. EXERCISES
      6. NONDENOMINATIONAL COMMUNITY CHURCH
      7. EXERCISES
    5. Chapter 10: Forward!
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. SUMMARY OF KNOWLEDGE FLOW PRINCIPLES
      3. HARNESSING KNOWLEDGE DYNAMICS IN YOUR ORGANIZATION
      4. SUMMARY OF LEADERSHIP MANDATES
  10. Section 3: Emerging Phenomena
    1. Chapter 11: Emerging Knowledge Phenomena
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. THEORETICAL GUIDANCE
      4. EXERCISES
    2. Chapter 12: Cyberspace and Cloud Knowledge
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. CYBERSPACE
      3. CLOUD COMPUTING
      4. APPLIED PRINCIPLES
    3. Chapter 13: Virtual Worlds Knowledge
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. VIRTUAL ENVIRONMENT
      3. APPLIED PRINCIPLES
    4. Chapter 14: Social Media Knowledge
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. SOCIAL MEDIA
      3. APPLIED PRINCIPLES
    5. Chapter 15: Leadership and Management Implications
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. MOST IMPORTANT KEY IDEAS
      3. FUTURE RESEARCH
      4. SUMMARY OF SUMMARIES
  11. Appendix
    1. EXPERT SYSTEM RULES
  12. Glossary
  13. Compilation of References
  14. About the Contributors