From the Garden of Eden to the Knowledge Society

From the Garden of Eden to the Knowledge Society

Eliezer Geisler (Illinois Institute of Technology, USA)
DOI: 10.4018/978-1-59904-918-2.ch014
OnDemand PDF Download:
$37.50

Abstract

In the contemporary post-industrial society, we are continually creating and accumulating knowledge. There seems to be an unending quest to know more about less. Peter Drucker (1994) had a good explanation. He argued that in the past, workers in farming and even in factories were generalists, whereas knowledge workers are highly specialized. One of the crucial skills they develop is their ability to learn how to acquire additional specialized knowledge.

Complete Chapter List

Search this Book:
Reset