The Essence of Organizational Knowledge: A Social Epistemology Perspective

The Essence of Organizational Knowledge: A Social Epistemology Perspective

Fei Gao (East China University of Science and Technology Business School, China)
DOI: 10.4018/jskd.2009070105
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The relationships between organizational static substance knowledge with ‘belief’, ‘the true’, ‘true belief’, or ‘justified true belief’ have been outlined briefly in 2003. In this article, through combining new research outcomes, I further explore why different kinds of organizational static substance knowledge can be counted as belief, the true, true belief, or justified true belief. The discussion on the subtle differences between belief, the true, true belief and justified true belief will shed light on our comprehensive and intensive understanding of different kinds of organizational knowledge and will enable managers or chief knowledge officers (CKO) to effectively and efficiently manage knowledge related activities in our knowledge era.

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