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Knowledge Management Innovations for Interdisciplinary Education

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Knowledge management innovations provide essential pathways through which teachers, researchers, students, and knowledge management professionals who are interested in understanding and applying knowledge management theory and practice can transfer their insights and experiences into both organizational and educational settings. Knowledge Management Innovations for Interdisciplinary Education: Organizational Applications is a detailed resource on knowledge management and innovations that has been written and edited to provide flexibility and in-depth knowledge management innovations, strategies, and practices. The combination of a primary emphasis on theory and practice with applications to interdisciplinary education, as well as organizational environments, makes this book unique among the burgeoning literature on knowledge management. 

Table of Contents

  1. Cover
  2. Title Page
  3. Copyright Page
  4. Editorial Advisory Board and List of Reviewers
    1. List of Reviewers
  5. Dedication
  6. Foreword
  7. Preface
    1. OVERVIEW OF THE CHAPTERS
  8. Acknowledgment
  9. Section 1: Knowledge Management, Innovation, and Education
    1. Chapter 1: Knowledge Management and Higher-Educational Institutions
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. EMPIRICAL RESEARCH
      5. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTION
      6. CONCLUSION
    2. Chapter 2: Innovation in Higher Education in Israel
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND AND LITERATURE REVIEW: INNOVATION
      4. KNOWLEDGE MANAGEMENT AND INNOVATION IN HIGHER EDUCATION
      5. INNOVATION STRATEGY IN ISRAEL
      6. METHODOLOGY AND RESEARCH METHODS
      7. DATA AND FINDINGS: INNOVATION IN HIGHER EDUCATION IN ISRAEL
      8. POLICY MAPPING (STATUS MAPS)
      9. DISCUSSION AND CONCLUSION
      10. FUTURE RESEARCH
    3. Chapter 3: Organisational Flexibility through Human Capital Development
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. KNOWLEDGE CREATION AND INTELLECTUAL CAPITAL
      5. THE NEED FOR A PARADIGM CHANGE IN UNIVERSITIES
      6. CONCLUSION
    4. Chapter 4: A Conceptual Model of Creativity, Invention, and Innovation (MCII) for Entrepreneurial Engineers
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND OF CREATIVITY, INVENTION, AND INNOVATION FROM A KNOWLEDGE MANAGEMENT PERSPECTIVE
      4. SOLUTIONS AND RECOMMENDATIONS: FRAMEWORK FOR THE MODEL OF CREATIVITY, INVENTION, AND INNOVATION
      5. CONCLUSION AND FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
    5. Chapter 5: Knowledge Transfer
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. KNOWLEDGE TRANSFER ACTIVITIES
      4. KNOWLEDGE TRANSFER WITH BUSINESS ENVIRONMENT
      5. KNOWLEDGE TRANSFER WITH STUDENTS
      6. CONCLUSION
    6. Chapter 6: Knowledge Management and Innovative Learning
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. LINKING KNOWLEDGE MANAGEMENT AND INNOVATIVE LEARNING IN BUSINESS EDUCATION AND TRAINING
      5. BUSINESS OPPORTUNITIES IN VIRTUAL NETWORKING
      6. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      7. CONCLUSION
    7. Chapter 7: Strategic Knowledge Management
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION: THE GAP
      3. LITERATURE REVIEW: SETTING OUT THE DETAILS
      4. KNOWLEDGE SHARING
      5. KNOWLEDGE TRANSFER
      6. TECHNOLOGY TRANSFER
      7. KNOWLEDGE MANAGEMENT
      8. ROADMAP FOR THE BIG PICTURE
      9. KNOWLEDGE MANAGEMENT IN HIGHER EDUCATION
      10. A CASE STUDY
      11. CONCLUSION
      12. RECOMMENDATION FOR FURTHER RESEARCH
    8. Chapter 8: Effective Knowledge Management through Measurement
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. MANAGING KNOWLEDGE
      4. MEASURING PERFORMANCE
      5. EVALUATING KNOWLEDGE MANAGEMENT PERFORMANCE
      6. CONCLUSION
  10. Section 2: Knowledge Management, Innovation, and Business
    1. Chapter 9: Knowledge Management and Quality in Croatian Tourism
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. KNOWLEDGE AND QUALITY: A BASIS FOR ENHANCING THE COMPETITIVENESS OF CROATIA’S HOTEL INDUSTRY
      5. ISSUES AFFECTING THE DEVELOPMENT OF KNOWLEDGE MANAGEMENT, QUALITY, AND INNOVATIONS IN TOURISM
      6. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      7. CONCLUSION
    2. Chapter 10: A New Perspective on Knowledge Management Research
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. VOCATIONAL PROFESSIONALS’ CONTRIBUTION TO KM RESEARCH
      5. FURTHER RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      6. CONCLUSION
    3. Chapter 11: The Role of Creativity, Innovation, and Invention in Knowledge Management
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND: WHAT ARE KNOWLEDGE, KM, CREATIVITY, INNOVATION, AND INVENTION?
      4. AN INTEGRATED APPROACH TO CREATIVITY, INNOVATION, INVENTION, AND KNOWLEDGE MANAGEMENT
      5. PERSONAL AND ENVIRONMENTAL FACTORS THAT DETERMINE CREATIVITY, INNOVATION, AND INVENTION IN KM
      6. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      7. CONCLUSION
    4. Chapter 12: Educating and Training Organizational Knowledge Workers in Evaluating and Managing Intangible and Knowledge-Based Assets in the Knowledge Economy
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. KNOWLEDGE WORKERS
      4. THE NATURE OF KNOWLEDGE-BASED AND INTANGIBLE ASSETS
      5. TRAINING VS. EDUCATION
      6. EFFECTS OF EDUCATION AND TRAINING
      7. EDUCATION AND TRAINING ON IDENTIFYING POSSIBLE KNOWLEDGE-BASED ASSETS VALUATION METHODS
      8. EDUCATION AND TRAINING IN INTANGIBLE ASSETS AND THE PROPERTY RIGHTS
      9. EDUCATION AND TRAINING IN THE RIGHT TO COMBINE AND/OR MODIFY
      10. EDUCATION AND TRAINING IN CHANGE OF LOCATION OF KNOWLEDGE-BASED AND INTANGIBLE ASSETS
      11. EDUCATION AND TRAINING IN APPROPRIATION OF RETURNS FROM KNOWLEDGE-BASED AND INTANGIBLE ASSETS
      12. METHODS OF EDUCATING AND TRAINING KNOWLEDGE WORKERS
      13. CONCLUSION
    5. Chapter 13: The Influence of the Application of Business Continuity Management, Knowledge Management, and Knowledge Continuity Management on the Innovation in Organizations
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. THEORETICAL BACKGROUND OF THE CHAPTER
      4. RESULTS
      5. SOLUTIONS AND RECOMMENDATIONS
      6. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      7. CONCLUSION
    6. Chapter 14: Slow Knowledge
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. 1. INTRODUCTION
      3. 2. ABSORPTIVE CAPACITY
      4. 3. CASE STUDY: KM AS CAPABILITY DEVELOPMENT ENABLER
      5. 4. DISCUSSION AND FUTURE RESEARCH
      6. 5. CONCLUSION
    7. Chapter 15: The Role of a Knowledge-Centric Capability in Innovation
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. A KNOWLEDGE-CENTRIC CAPABILITY AS AN ENABLER OF INNOVATION
      5. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      6. CONCLUSION
  11. Section 3: Knowledge Management, Innovation, and Technology
    1. Chapter 16: Technology and Tools Supporting CoPs
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. TOOLS SUPPORTING COPS
      5. TECHNOLOGY DESIGN FOR COPS
      6. TECHNOLOGY FOR SUCCESSFUL CoPs
      7. INVESTMENT STRATEGIES AND CHALLENGES FOR TECHNOLOGY
      8. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      9. CONCLUSION
    2. Chapter 17: Challenges and Opportunities for Innovation in Teaching and Learning in an Interdisciplinary Environment
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. INNOVATION IN TEACHING AND LEARNING
      4. INNOVATION IN EDUCATION: THE KNOWLEDGE MANAGEMENT PERSPECTIVE
      5. CONCLUSION
    3. Chapter 18: Innovation and IT in Knowledge Management to Enhance Learning and Assess Human Capital
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. 1. INTRODUCTION
      3. 2. SYNCHRONIZATION OF PEOPLE, PROCESS, AND IT
      4. 3. KM INNOVATION IN EDUCATION AND LEARNING
      5. 4. THE VIRTUAL HUMAN CAPITAL DEVELOPMENT (VHCD)
      6. 6. DISCUSSION AND CONCLUSION
    4. Chapter 19: Knowledge Management in Practice
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND: WHAT IS A WIKI?
      4. WIKI AS A KNOWLEDGE MANAGEMENT TOOL
      5. THE USE OF WIKIS IN EDUCATION
      6. PROBLEMS IDENTIFIED WITH WIKIS
      7. CASE STUDY: USE OF WIKI IN A PRODUCT DESIGN AND DEVELOPMENT CLASS
      8. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      9. CONCLUSION
  12. Compilation of References
  13. About the Contributors