Handbook of Research on Knowledge Management for Contemporary Business Environments

Handbook of Research on Knowledge Management for Contemporary Business Environments

Armando Malheiro (University of Porto, Portugal), Fernanda Ribeiro (University of Porto, Portugal), George Leal Jamil (Fumec University, Brazil), Jose Pocas Rascao (Polytechnic of Setubal, Portugal) and Oscar Mealha (University of Aveiro, Portugal)
Release Date: May, 2018|Copyright: © 2018 |Pages: 438
ISBN13: 9781522537250|ISBN10: 1522537252|EISBN13: 9781522537267|DOI: 10.4018/978-1-5225-3725-0


Information is considered essential in every business model, which is why staying abreast of the latest resources can help combat many challenges and aid businesses in creating a synthesis between people and information, keeping up with evolving technologies, and keeping data accurate and secure.

The Handbook of Research on Knowledge Management for Contemporary Business Environments is a critical scholarly publication that examines the management of knowledge resources in modern business contexts. Including a wide range of topics such as information systems, sustainable competitive advantage, and knowledge sharing, this publication is a vital reference source for managers, academicians, researchers, and students seeking current research on strategies that are able to manage the information in more than one context for present and future generations.

Topics Covered

The many academic areas covered in this publication include, but are not limited to:

  • Data Flow
  • Data Mining
  • Information Systems
  • Knowledge Sharing
  • Organizational Learning
  • Social Media
  • Sustainable Competitive Advantage
  • Tacit Knowledge

Table of Contents and List of Contributors

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Author(s)/Editor(s) Biography

Armando Malheiro da Silva in an associate Professor at the Faculty of Arts and Humanities of the University of Porto (Portugal) and is member of the research centre CETAC.MEDIA (Centre of Studies in Technologies and Communication Sciences). He has a degree in Philosophy and another in History and obtained the diploma of the Librarian-Archivist Course from the University of Coimbra. His PhD is in Contemporary History from the University of Minho. He shares his research through some areas such as Information Science, Mith Analysis, political and ideological History of Portugal in the 19th-20th centuries, Family history and Local studies. He is author of several books and articles and recently conducted a research project on Information Literacy of university students.
Fernanda Ribeiro (born 1958) is a Full Professor at the Faculty of Arts and Humanities of University of Porto (Portugal) and scientific coordinator of the research centre CETAC.MEDIA. Previously worked as an archivist at the Municipal Archives of Porto. She got a degree in History and obtained the diploma of the Librarian-Archivist Course from the University of Coimbra. Her PhD in Information Science is from University of Porto with a dissertation entitled The Access to Information in Archives. During the last 25 years, she devoted her academic research to access and retrieval of information in archives, subject indexing, classification, theory and methodology of information science, as well as LIS professional training.
George Leal Jamil is a professor of several post-graduation courses from Minas Gerais, Brazil. He has a PhD in Information Science from the Federal University of Minas Gerais (UFMG), master degree in Computer Science (UFMG) and his graduate area was Electric Engineering (UFMG) and a pos-doctorate certificate at FLUP – Communication School at University of Porto, Portugal. He wrote more than thirty books in the information technology and strategic management areas, with more than ten works in books as co-author and Editor. Yearly, he manages the doctoral consortium of the International Conference on Information Systems and Technology Management at the University of Sao Paulo (USP) as one of his main activities. His main research interests are information systems management, strategy, knowledge management, software engineering, marketing and IT adoption in business contexts.
Jose Poças Rascão (PhD, ISCTE/ULI) is a Professor of Management Information Systems at the Polytechnic Institute of Setúbal, Portugal. From 2010 to 2015 was Director of course management of distribution and logistics. It is research in the Research Unit in the development of enterprise (UNIDE) at the Lisbon University Institute (ISCTE/ULI). Since 2000 has published 8 books and 8 chapters of books on strategy management and management of information and more than 36 publications on strategy and information management. Under his supervision, 17 Masters Theses have been successfully from 2007 to 2016, with 3 more coming up for defense in next 2 years. He also works the private management consultant for large and medium-sized enterprises. He worked the management consult at Price Waterhouse and Coopers & Lybrand between 1989 and 1995.
Óscar Mealha is Associate Professor at the Department of Communication and Art, University of Aveiro, Portugal. He develops his research in the area of "Information and Communication in Digital Platforms" in the context of "Knowledge Media and Connected Communities" with several projects, masters and doctoral supervisions and publications on methods and usability evaluation techniques and visualization of interaction/infocommunication activity. He is now involved in infocommunication mediation projects such as "Visualization of Open Data Dashboards for Citizen Engagement and Learning" in intelligent territories, eg. Àgueda Smart City, Murtosa cyclable, ASLERD - aslerd.com ORCID URL; https://www.authenticus.pt/pt/profileOfResearchers/publicationsList/14293.