Becoming Knowledge Focused: A Practical Approach To Managing Knowledge In International Organizations.
Book format: An electronic version of a printed book that can be read on a computer or handheld device designed specifically for this purpose.
Publisher: Knowledge Management Associates
By: Ugochukwu N. Ugbor Ph.D.Adopting a pragmatic bottom-up approach, this book explores the knowledge in international organizations and the dynamic interactions between stakeholders. It also proposes taxonomy and practical tools to classify the various knowledge products and to contextualize knowledge initiatives in international organizations. This book is expected to help international organizations develop a more comprehensive understanding of the process of becoming knowledge focused, and how KM can address their situation, while taking advantage of investments in KM systems. Knowledge audits in the form of interviews, developed as part of the study, helped understand contextual issues facing the international organizations and the strategic KM systems proposed and implemented. The result is a novel, and comprehensive discussion about managing knowledge in international knowledge-intensive organizations, suitable for graduate-level students and international organizations alike.
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