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Systems Approaches to Knowledge Management, Transfer, and Resource Development

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The world is moving into a new era of the knowledge economy. In the past decade, the significance of developing knowledge has grown to a level where it is now dominating other socio-economic factors.Systems Approaches to Knowledge Management, Transfer, and Resource Development provides a new view of knowledge management through the lens of systems approach, which looks at each part of the knowledge management system as a section of the full overview. This cutting-edge resource will be essential for academicians, scientists, practitioners, and industry professionals as all of these individuals work toward a new understanding of knowledge and information management practices in the 21st century.

Table of Contents

  1. Cover
  2. Title Page
  3. Copyright Page
  4. Preface
  5. Acknowledgment
  6. Section 1: Theory and Model
    1. Chapter 1: Systems Approach to Knowledge Synthesis
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. UTILIZING ACTORS’ ABILITIES IN COLLECTING KNOWLEDGE
      4. CONCLUSION
    2. Chapter 2: Evolution of IC Science and Beyond
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
    3. Chapter 3: A Theory of Learning for the Creation and Management of Knowledge in Learning Communities and Organizations
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
    4. Chapter 4: Towards The New Episteme
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. CONCLUSION
  7. Section 2: Knowledge Management
    1. Chapter 5: Are We Stuck With Knowledge Management?
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. WHAT IS MEANT BY KNOWLEDGE?
      4. KNOWLEDGE AS A RESOURCE
      5. THE NEED TO MANAGE KNOWLEDGE
      6. THE FOUNDING FATHERS OF KM
      7. KNOWLEDGE MANAGEMENT: THEORETICAL FOUNDATIONS
      8. KM DEFINITIONS
      9. KNOWLEDGE MANAGEMENT FUNCTIONS
      10. KNOWLEDGE MANAGEMENT: ISSUES IN THE FIELD
      11. HISTORICAL POSITIONS ON KNOWLEDGE AS A RESOURCE
      12. STRATEGIC KNOWLEDGE RESOURCE DEVELOPMENT: A PARADIGM SHIFT
      13. DEFINING KNOWLEDGE ASSETS OR RESOURCES
      14. THE HUMAN RESOURCE/TECHNOLOGY RESOURCE CONTINUUM
      15. HR-CENTRIC FOCUS: KNOWLEDGE AS A PROCESS
      16. TECHNO-CENTRIC FOCUS: KNOWLEDGE AS AN OBJECT
      17. THE NEED FOR BALANCE
      18. STRATEGY: THE BINDING AGENT
      19. STRATEGIC KNOWLEDGE RESOURCE DEVELOPMENT (SKRD)
      20. CONCLUSION
    2. Chapter 6: The Knowledge CORE
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. 1. OVERVIEW
      4. 2. THE MODEL
      5. 3. CRITICISM OF MODEL BUILDING
      6. 5. INFLUENCES ON DESIGN
      7. CONCLUSION
    3. Chapter 7: Knowledge Crash and Knowledge Management
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. DESCRIPTION OF THE METHOD FRAMEWORK
      4. PHASE 1: STRATEGIC ANALYSIS OF THE KNOWLEDGE CAPITAL
      5. PHASE 2: CAPITALISATION OF THE KNOWLEDGE CAPITAL
      6. PHASE 3: TRANSFER OF THE KNOWLEDGE CAPITAL
      7. CONCLUSION
    4. Chapter 8: A Conceptual Framework for Effective Knowledge Management Using Information and Communication Technologies
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. MODELING THE KNOWLEDGE TRANSFORMATION PROCESS
      4. RESEARCH DESIGN AND IMPLEMENTATION
      5. ROLES OF ICT IN KNOWLEDGE MANAGEMENT
      6. A NOVEL FRAMEWORK FOR EFFECTIVE KNOWLEDGE MANAGEMENT
      7. CONCLUSION
  8. Section 3: Knowledge Technology
    1. Chapter 9: Meta-Synthesis Knowledge System
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. META-SYNTHESIS SYSTEM APPROACH
      4. MSKS CASES AND EXAMPLES
    2. Chapter 10: Ontology Alignment
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. THE STATE OF THE ART ON ONTOLOGY MATCHING
      4. THE MAIN CHARACTERISTICS OF ONTOLOGY MATCHING APPROACHES AND ALGORITHMS
      5. CLASSIFICATION OF ONTOLOGY MATCHING APPROACHES
      6. RECENT ACHIEVEMENTS AND CHALLENGES IN ONTOLOGY MAPPING
      7. ALIGNMENT MODELS, USED NEW KNOWLEDGE-REPRESENTATION PARADIGMS, BASED ON COMPLEX MATHEMATICAL MODELS
      8. METHODS, USING BACKGROUND KNOWLEDGE OR CONTEXT KNOWLEDGE
      9. SEMANTIC ALIGNMENT APPROACHES
      10. PATTERN - BASED APPROACHES
      11. SOCIAL APPROACHES
      12. GAMES FOR ONTOLOGY ALIGNMENT
      13. CASE-BASED RECOMMENDATION METHOD
      14. FUZZY ONTOLOGY MAPPING
      15. PROBABILISTIC APPROACHES
      16. MATCHING STRATEGIES
      17. MULTIAGENT APPROACHES
      18. DISCUSSION
      19. CONCLUSION AND FUTURE WORK
    3. Chapter 11: SEMCL
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. KNOWLEDGE SHARING MODELS
      4. SEMCL KNOWLEDGE SHARING MODEL
      5. KNOWLEDGE REPRESENTATION AND SEARCH
      6. CROSS-LANGUAGE KNOWLEDGE SHARING
      7. SCENARIO
      8. RELATED WORK
      9. CONCLUSION
    4. Chapter 12: A Collective-Intelligence View on the Linux Kernel Developer Community
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. A SHORT HISTORY OF THE LDC
      4. SOME PREVIOUS VIEWS
      5. TOWARDS A COMMUNITY-INTELLIGENCE VIEW ON THE LDC
      6. THE LDC AS AN EXAMPLE OF COMMUNITY INTELLIGENCE
      7. AN EXPLORATION OF THE UNDERLYING DYNAMICS OF THE LDC EVOLUTION
      8. CONCLUSION
    5. Chapter 13: Exploration and Exploitation in Parallel Problem Solving
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. LITERATURE REVIEW AND CONCEPT MODEL
      4. AGENT BEHAVIOR IN EXPLORATION-EXPLOITATION RESEARCH
      5. PARALLEL PROBLEM SOLVING
      6. THE MODEL
      7. AGENTS’ DECISION PROCESS AND BEHAVIOR RULES
      8. RESULTS
      9. CONCLUSION
    6. Chapter 14: Exploring the Enterprise Value of Wikis through Media Choice Theories
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. 1. INTRODUCTION
      3. 2. WIKIS IN THE ENTERPRISE
      4. 3. THEORIES OF MEDIA CHOICE
      5. 4. CASE ANALYSIS AND FINDINGS
      6. 5. DISCUSSION
      7. 6. IMPLICATIONS AND CONCLUSION
      8. ACKNOWLEDGMENT
    7. Chapter 15: Enhancing On-Line Conferencing Ba with Human-Machine Interaction CorMap Analysis
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. 1. INTRODUCTION
      3. 2. ON-LINE CONFERENCING BA (OLCB)
      4. 3. CORMAP ANALYSIS TOOL
      5. 4. IMPLEMENTATION OF INTERACTIVE CORMAP ANALYSIS FOR THE OLCB SYSTEM
      6. 5. CONCLUSION
  9. Section 4: Applications
    1. Chapter 16: Expert Mining and Traditional Chinese Medicine Knowledge
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. 1. INTRODUCTION
      3. 2. EXPERT MINING
      4. 4. CONCLUSION
    2. Chapter 17: Semantic Interoperability for Enhancing Sharing and Learning through E-Government Knowledge-Intensive Portal Services
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. 1. INTRODUCTION
      3. 2. E-GOVERNMENT EVOLUTION AND INTEROPERABILITY
      4. 3. SEMANTIC INTEROPERABILITY
      5. 4. SEMANTIC WEB TECHNOLOGIES
      6. 5. WEB 2.0 TECHNOLOGIES
      7. 6. CHALLENGES AND ISSUES
      8. 7. CONCLUSION
    3. Chapter 18: A Formalised Approach to the Management of Risk
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. LITERATURE REVIEW
      4. CRITICAL ANALYSIS OF RISK TERMINOLOGY AND DEFINITIONS
      5. CONCEPTUAL FRAMEWORK FOR THE FORMALISATION OF RISK MANAGEMENT
      6. ONTOLOGY MODELLING
      7. CONCLUSION
    4. Chapter 19: VPRS-Based Group Decision-Making for Risk Response in Petroleum Investment
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. VPRS-BASED GROUP DECISION-MAKING
      4. RISK-BASED PROJECT SELECTION
      5. A NUMERICAL EXAMPLE
      6. CONCLUSION
    5. Chapter 20: A Rough-Sets Approach to Kansei Evaluation Modeling and Design Support
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. CONCLUSION
    6. Chapter 21: A Knowledge-Based System for Sharing and Reusing Tacit Knowledge in Robotic Manufacturing
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND DESCRIPTION
      4. THE KNOWLEDGE-BASED SYSTEM
      5. EXPERIMENTS AND ANALYSIS
      6. DISCUSSION
      7. CONCLUSION
  10. Compilation of References
  11. About the Editor