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MANAGEMENT: Knowledge Management

"Profitability is the Key to Value. If You've Got it, Flaunt It. If You Don't Have It, Get It (business strategy). If You Can't Get It, Get Out (capital strategy)."

--- Bill Fruhan, Professor of Finance, Harvard Business School, author of: Financial Strategy: Studies in the Creation, Transfer, and Destruction of Shareholder Value.

(Toshiba) W. Mark Fruin (1997). Knowledge Works: Managing Intellectual Capital at Toshiba. (New York, NY: Oxford University Press, 267 p.). Toshiba, Kabushiki Kaisha; High technology industries--Japan--Case studies; Organizational learning--Japan--Case studies; Information resources management--Japan--Case studies; Industrial management--Japan--Case studies.

Mats Alvesson (2004). Knowledge Work and Knowledge-Intensive Firms. (New York, NY: Oxford University Press, 271 p.). Professor, Department of Business Administration (University of Lund). Knowledge management; Knowledge workers. 

Alan Burton-Jones (1999). Knowledge Capitalism: Business, Work, and Learning in the New Economy. (New York, NY: Oxford University Press, 248 p.). Knowledge management; Information resources management; Intellectual capital.

Jay L. Chatzkel (2003). Knowledge Capital: How Knowledge-Based Enterprises Really Get Built. (New York, NY: Oxford University Press, 419 p.). Knowledge management; Executives--Interviews.

Chun Wei Choo (1998). The Knowing Organization: How Organizations Use Information To Construct Meaning, Create Knowledge, and Make Decisions. (New York, NY: Oxford University Press, 320 p.). Communication in organizations; Decision making; Sociology of Knowledge. Organizations and information use. 

ed. James W. Cortada (1998). Rise of the Knowledge Worker. (Boston, MA: Butterworth-Heinemann, 240 p.). Knowledge workers; Knowledge management; Intellectual capital.

Thomas H. Davenport and Laurence Prusak (1998). Working Knowledge: How Organizations Manage What They Know. (Boston, MA: Harvard Business School Press, 199 p.). Organizational learning; Information resources management; Industrial management.

Thomas H. Davenport (2005). Thinking for a Living: How To Get Better Performance and Results from Knowledge Workers. (Boston, MA: Harvard Business School Press, 240 p.). President’s Chair in Information Technology and Management (Babson College). Knowledge workers; Knowledge management; Intellectual capital. 

Julie L. Davis, Suzanne S. Harrison (2001). Edison in the Boardroom: How Leading Companies Realize Value from Their Intellectual Assets. (New York, NY: Wiley, 210 p.). Worldwide Co-Managing Partner of Andersen's intellectual asset consulting practice; co-owner of ICMG. Corporations--Valuation; Intellectual capital; Research, Industrial--Economic aspects; Technological innovations--Economic aspects. Authors look at the concept of Intellectual asset management (IAM), how far businesses have come in their ability to leverage and monetize their intellectual assets; culled a hierarchy of best practices that today's companies can integrate into their own business philosophies to gain the best return from their intellectual assets.

Nancy M. Dixon (2000). Common Knowledge: How Companies Thrive by Sharing What They Know. (Boston, MA: Harvard Business School Press, 188 p.). Organizational learning; Business enterprises--Communication systems; Intellectual cooperation; Information networks--Economic aspects; Success in business; Knowledge management; Organizational learning.

Yves Doz, Josť Santos, Peter Williamson (2001). From Global to Metanational: How Companies Win in the Knowledge Economy. (Boston, MA: Harvard Business School Press, 258 p.). Professors (Insead Business School). International business enterprises--Management; Knowledge management; Organizational learning; Technological innovations--Management. Managing multinational companies. One step beyond Bartlett book in Management History section.

Leif Edvinsson and Michael S. Malone (1997). Intellectual Capital: Realizing Your Company's True Value by Finding Its Hidden Brainpower. (New York, NY: HarperBusiness, 225 p.). Intellectual capital.

Suzanne S. Harrison and Patrick H. Sullivan (2006). Einstein in the Boardroom: Best Practices in Intellectual Capital Management. (Hoboken, NJ: Wiley, 240 p.). Cofounders of ICMG, LLC. Intellectual capital--Management. Manage and profit from intangible assets. How leading companies extract value from knowledge and know-how from managing intangibles.

Robert Huggins and Hiro Izushi (2007). Competing for Knowledge: Creating, Connecting and Growing. (New York, NY: Routledge, 220 p.). Knowledge workers; Knowledge management; High technology industries--Location; Technological innovations--Economic aspects; Competition, International. Overview of knowledge creation capabilities of economies, examination of their growth performance, detailed analysis of how creation, connection of knowledge is becoming key means of growing productivity.

Eds. Kazuo Ichijo, Ikujiro Nonaka (2006). Knowledge Creation and Management: New Challenges for Managers. (New York, NY: Oxford University Press, 323 p.). Hitotsubashi University, Tokyo, International Institute for Management Development, Lausanne, Switzerland; Graduate School of International Corporate Strategy, Hitotsubashi University, Tokyo. Intellectual capital--Management; Knowledge management. Practical applications of knowledge to wide variety of organizations, functional areas.

Meheroo Jussawalla (1992). The Economics of Intellectual Property in a World Without Frontiers: A Study of Computer Software. (Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 158 p.). Copyright -- Computer programs; Computer software -- Law and legislation; Copyright infringement -- Economic aspects; Data protection; Intellectual property; Information technology. 

eds. Naomi R. Lamoreaux and Daniel M.G. Raff (1995). Coordination and Information: Historical Perspectives on the Organization of Enterprise. (Chicago, IL: University of Chicago Press, 337 p.). Industrial organization (Economic theory)--Congresses; Business intelligence--Congresses; Comparative organization--Congresses; Industrial organization--History--Congresses; Industrial organization--United States--History--Congresses.

Naomi R. Lamoreaux, Daniel M. G. Raff, and Peter Temin (1999). Learning by Doing in Markets, Firms, and Countries. (Chicago, IL: University of Chicago Press, 347 p.). Organizational learning--Congresses; Business intelligence--History--Congresses; Business enterprises--History--Case studies--Congresses; Business--History--Congresses.

Dorothy Leonard-Barton (1995). Wellsprings of Knowledge: Building and Sustaining the Sources of Innovation. (Boston, MA: Harvard Business School Press, 334 p.). William J. Abernathy Professor of business Administration (Harvard Business School). Information technology--Management; Information resources management; Management information systems.

Alan Liu (2004). The Laws of Cool: Knowledge Work and the Culture of Information. (Chicago, IL: University of Chicago Press, 573 p.). Professor of English (University of California, Santa Barbara). Information society; Knowledge workers; Humanities--Social aspects; Education, Higher--Aims and objectives; Internet--Social aspects; Digital media; Literature and technology; Art and technology; Popular culture--History--20th century; Work--Social aspects. 

Carla O'Dell and C. Jackson Grayson, Jr. with Nilly Essaides (1998). If Only We Knew What We Know: The Transfer of Internal Knowledge and Best Practice. (New York, NY: Wiley, 238 p.). Organizational learning; Knowledge management; Communication in organizations; Benchmarking (Management).

Jeffrey Pfeffer and Robert I. Sutton (2000). The Knowing-Doing Gap: How Smart Companies Turn Knowledge into Action. (Boston, MA: Harvard Business School Press, 314 p.). Knowledge management; Organizational effectiveness; Knowledge management; Organizational effectiveness.

Kevin G. Rivette and David Kline (1999). Rembrandts in the Attic. (Cambridge, MA: Harvard Business School Press. Intellectual Capital, Patents. 

ed. Ron Sanchez (2001). Knowledge Management and Organizational Competence. (New York, NY: Oxford University Press, 254 p.). Knowledge management; Organizational learning; Organizational effectiveness.

Ed. Harry Scarbrough (2008). The Evolution of Business Knowledge. (New York, NY: Oxford University Press, 373 p.). Professor (Warwick Business School), Director of Economic and Social Research Council's Evolution of Business Knowledge Research Programme. Knowledge management; Management information systems; Information technology -- Management. Impact of different institutional contexts, social networks,  technological artefacts on way different groups share, exploit knowledge for business goals; challenge idea that knowledge, learning are simply resource or input, directed by managers, policy-makers, transformed into outputs (R&D-centered view of business knowledge); how knowledge evolves through embedding, disembedding.

Thomas A. Stewart (1997). Intellectual Capital: The New Wealth of Organizations. (New York, NY: Doubleday, 278 p.). Intellectual capital.

--- (2001). The Wealth of Knowledge: Intellectual Capital and the Twenty-First Century Organization. (New York, NY: Doubleday. Intellectual capital; Human capital; Knowledge workers; Knowledge management.

Hirotaka Takeuchi and Ikujiro Nonaka (1995). The Knowledge-Creating Company: How Japanese Companies Create the Dynamics of Innovation. (New York, NY: Oxford University Press, 284 p.). Communication in organizations--Japan; Industrial management--Japan.

--- (2004). Hitotsubashi on Knowledge Management. (Singapore: Wiley (Asia), 369 p.). Dean (Hitotsubashi Business School in Tokyo); Xerox Distinguished Professor in Knowledge Management (Berkeley). Knowledge management; Information technology--Management. 

Liz Taylor (2006). Knowledge, Information and the Business Process: Revolutionary Thinking or Common Sense? (Oxford, UK: Chandos Publishing Oxford Ltd, 200 p.). Knowledge management; business enterprises--Communication systems. Integration of the intellectual capital with business processes.

ed. Peter Temin (1991). Inside the Business Enterprise: Historical Perspectives on the Use of Information. (Chicago, IL: University of Chicago Press, 260 p.). Business intelligence--Congresses.

Georg von Krogh, Kazuo Ichijo, Ikujiro Nonaka (2000). Enabling Knowledge Creation: How to Unlock the Mystery of Tacit Knowledge and Release the Power of Innovation. (New York, NY: Oxford University Press, 292 p.). Creative ability in business; Organizational learning; Communication in management; Knowledge management.



American Society for Information Science and Technology                                                                                                                                                        

Since 1937, the American Society for Information Science and Technology (ASIST) has been the society for information professionals leading the search for new and better theories, techniques, and technologies to improve access to information.

Avoiding Information Overload: Knowledge Management on the Internet                                                                                      

With over a billion Web pages (not to mention newsgroups and forums) on the Internet that cover virtually every topic under the sun, online searching can become quite tedious. Therefore, in order to access relevant data on the Internet within a reasonable amount of time, both Web site developers and Internet users need to be cognizant of the tools available for online knowledge management. Presented by the Joint Information Systems Committee (JISC) and authored by Dr. Adam Bostock, this report focuses on Internet technology and provides an overview of the issues along with the devices and techniques available for management and retrieval of online information. - The BizTech Network                                                                                                                                                         is the premier Business Technology knowledge portal and global community network recommended by Business Week, Computerworld, CIO, Fast Company, Fortune, Harvard Business Publishing, Information Week, and, Wall Street Journal. portals are the largest and most popular resource for E-Business, Information, Technology and Knowledge Management related content, community and commerce for the brave new world of business.

elsua: The Knowledge Management Blog                                                                                                   

A blog about Knowledge Management, Communities of Practice, Collaboration, Social Networking and Work/Life Balance by Luis Suarez, an Education Specialist in the division IBM Global Business Services.

World Intellectual Property Organization                                                                                                                                                                         

An international organization dedicated to promoting the use and protection of works of the human spirit. These works – intellectual property – are expanding the bounds of science and technology and enriching the world of the arts. Through its work, WIPO plays an important role in enhancing the quality and enjoyment of life, as well as creating real wealth for nations. With headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland, WIPO is one of the 16 specialized agencies of the United Nations system of organizations. It administers 23 international treaties dealing with different aspects of intellectual property protection. The Organization counts 179 nations as member states.


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