Knowledge Management in Law Firms

Knowledge Management in Law Firms

Petter Gottschalk (Norwegian School of Management, Norway)
DOI: 10.4018/978-1-59904-307-4.ch010
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Abstract

Law enforcement is of concern to law firms. A law firm can be understood as a social community specializing in the speed and efficiency in the creation and transfer of legal knowledge (Nahapiet & Ghoshal, 1998). Many law firms represent large corporate enterprises, organizations, or entrepreneurs with a need for continuous and specialized legal services that can only be supplied by a team of lawyers. The client is a customer of the firm, rather than a particular lawyer. According to Galanter and Palay (1991, p. 5), relationships with clients tend to be enduring:

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Foreword
Anne Puonti
Acknowledgment
Petter Gottschalk
Chapter 1
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The public sector is turning to knowledge management, having recognized that they too face competition in funding and from alternative services.... Sample PDF
Knowledge in Police Work
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Chapter 2
Knowledge Management  (pages 25-44)
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Knowledge is an important organizational resource. Unlike other inert organizational resources, the application of existing knowledge has the... Sample PDF
Knowledge Management
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Chapter 3
Petter Gottschalk
As we trace the evolution of computing technologies in business, we can observe their changing level of organizational impact. The first level of... Sample PDF
IT in Knowledge Management
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Chapter 4
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Knowledge management systems refer to a class of information systems applied to manage organizational knowledge. These systems are IT applications... Sample PDF
Stages of Knowledge Management Systems
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Chapter 5
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Knowledge management, as a field of study, is concerned with simplifying and improving the process of sharing, distributing, creating, capturing... Sample PDF
Officer-to-Technology Systems
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Chapter 6
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Officer-to-officer systems are found at Stage 2 of the stages-of-growth model for knowledge management technology. Information about who knows what... Sample PDF
Officer-to-Officer Systems
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Chapter 7
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Information from knowledge workers is stored and made available to everyone in the police force who is in need of, and eligible for this... Sample PDF
Officer-to-Information Systems
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Chapter 8
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nformation systems solving knowledge problems are made available to knowledge workers and knowledge seekers. Artificial intelligence is applied in... Sample PDF
Officer-to-Application Systems
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Chapter 9
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To comprehend the value that information technology provides to organizations, we must first understand the way a particular organization conducts... Sample PDF
Police Work in Value Shops
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Chapter 10
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Law enforcement is of concern to law firms. A law firm can be understood as a social community specializing in the speed and efficiency in the... Sample PDF
Knowledge Management in Law Firms
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Chapter 11
Policing Research Studies  (pages 283-326)
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Holgersson (2005) identified and described, in his doctoral dissertation, different types of knowledge that are part of police officers’ practice.... Sample PDF
Policing Research Studies
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Conclusion
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