Systems Approaches to Knowledge Management, Transfer, and Resource Development

Systems Approaches to Knowledge Management, Transfer, and Resource Development

W.B. Lee (Knowledge Management and Innovation Research Centre - The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong)
Release Date: June, 2012|Copyright: © 2012 |Pages: 386
ISBN13: 9781466617827|ISBN10: 1466617829|EISBN13: 9781466617834|DOI: 10.4018/978-1-4666-1782-7

Description

The world is moving into a new era of the knowledge economy. In the past decade, the significance of developing knowledge has grown to a level where it is now dominating other socio-economic factors.

Systems Approaches to Knowledge Management, Transfer, and Resource Development provides a new view of knowledge management through the lens of systems approach, which looks at each part of the knowledge management system as a section of the full overview. This cutting-edge resource will be essential for academicians, scientists, practitioners, and industry professionals as all of these individuals work toward a new understanding of knowledge and information management practices in the 21st century.

Topics Covered

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

  • Adaptive complex systems
  • Context management
  • Epistemology, ontology, and semantics
  • Informatics with cybernetics and systems science
  • Knowledge innovation
  • Knowledge management systems and culture
  • Organizational learning and complexity of learning
  • Sociological systems science
  • Systems Theory
  • Technology Management

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Author(s)/Editor(s) Biography

W.B. Lee obtained his Master of Science from the Brunel University of West London and his Doctor of Philosophy from the University of Hong Kong. He is the Chair Professor of the Department of the Industrial and Systems Engineering at The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Director of the Knowledge Management Research Centre, as well as the HKPolyU-Microsoft Enterprise Systems Centre. Prof. Lee and his team have launched Asia’s first on-line MSc Program in knowledge management. His research interest includes enterprise systems, knowledge management, and organizational learning.