Organizational Knowledge Dynamics: Managing Knowledge Creation, Acquisition, Sharing, and Transformation

Organizational Knowledge Dynamics: Managing Knowledge Creation, Acquisition, Sharing, and Transformation

Constantin Bratianu (Bucharest University of Economic Studies, Romania)
Indexed In: SCOPUS
Release Date: March, 2015|Copyright: © 2015 |Pages: 349
ISBN13: 9781466683181|ISBN10: 146668318X|EISBN13: 9781466683198|DOI: 10.4018/978-1-4666-8318-1

Description

Promoting organizational knowledge is an important consideration for any business looking toward the future. Understanding the dynamics of knowledge-intensive organizations is a crucial first step in establishing a strong knowledge base for any organization.

Organizational Knowledge Dynamics: Managing Knowledge Creation, Acquisition, Sharing, and Transformation introduces the idea that organizational knowledge is composed of three knowledge fields: cognitive knowledge, emotional knowledge, and spiritual knowledge. This book is useful for graduate students, researchers, and practitioners in knowledge management, intellectual capital, human resources management, change management, and strategic management.

Topics Covered

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

  • Absorptive Capacity
  • Cartesian Dualism of Mind and Body
  • DIKW Hierarchy
  • Emotional Intelligence
  • Knowledge Sharing
  • Organizational Spirituality
  • SECI Cycle
  • Transactive Memory and Team Performance

Reviews and Testimonials

Bratianu presents students, instructors, researchers, and professionals working in a wide-variety of contexts with an investigation of organizational knowledge as it is composed of cognitive knowledge, emotional knowledge, and spiritual knowledge. The author has organized the main body of his text in twelve chapters devoted to knowledge metaphors, cognitive knowledge, emotional knowledge, spiritual knowledge, knowledge dynamics, organizational knowledge, organizational memory, and a wide variety of other related subjects.

– ProtoView Book Abstracts (formerly Book News, Inc.)

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Author(s)/Editor(s) Biography

Constantin Bratianu is professor of Strategic Management and Knowledge Management at the Faculty of Business Administration, Bucharest University of Economic Studies, Bucharest, Romania. He received his Ph.D. at Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, Georgia, USA. He is the founding Director of the Research Center for Intellectual Capital, and the international journal Management & Marketing: Challenges for the Knowledge Economy. He is a member of the American Academy of Management, Southern Association of Management, USA, and International Association of Knowledge Management. He is a member of the Scientific Committee of the European Conference on Knowledge Management, and Chair of the Knowledge Dynamics Track. He has been Visiting Professor at universities in USA, Japan, Austria, Hungary, and Egypt. He has published over 30 books and over 200 papers in international journals and international conference proceedings. His main academic interests are knowledge dynamics, knowledge management, intellectual capital, and strategic management.

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