Unleashing The Knowledge Force

Ganesh Natarajan & Uma Ganesh



Knowledge Management is seen as an important tool for winning competitive battles in an increasingly difficult business environment. Using knowledge and managing it well can become the key differentiator in an organization’s quest for survival and growth.

Unleashing the Knowledge Force traces the impact of knowledge force in the early stages of a business and throws light on the different frameworks of knowledge force relevant to businesses. Further it presents a new Knowledge Management Maturity Model (KMMM) for describing different stages of knowledge maturity in keeping with the phase of business growth. The applicability of the model across various industry sectors is also discussed.

The authors of this work, who have researched multiple sectors of the economy including IT services export industry, have addressed the needs of CXOs, line managers, academicians and students of knowledge management in their articulation of the concepts of Knowledge Force and the Knowledge Management Maturity Model.

What will you learn from this book

  1. Knowledge Management Strategies: It likely delves into effective strategies for managing knowledge assets within organizations, including capturing, organizing, sharing, and utilizing knowledge resources efficiently.

  2. Creating a Knowledge Culture: Emphasizing the importance of fostering a culture that encourages knowledge sharing, collaboration, and continuous learning among employees.

  3. Technology and Tools: Exploring the role of technology, knowledge-sharing platforms, and tools in facilitating the flow of information and knowledge within an organization.

  4. Knowledge Mapping and Evaluation: Methods for mapping and assessing existing knowledge assets, identifying areas of expertise, and evaluating their impact on organizational performance.

  5. Innovation and Problem-Solving: Highlighting how a well-managed knowledge force can drive innovation, problem-solving, and decision-making within the organization.

  6. Learning and Development: Addressing how organizations can facilitate ongoing learning and skill development among employees to enhance the knowledge force.

  7. Leadership's Role: Exploring the role of leadership in promoting a knowledge-driven culture, setting the tone for knowledge sharing, and supporting initiatives to unleash the full potential of the knowledge force.

  8. Collaboration and Communication: Strategies for fostering collaboration, effective communication, and knowledge exchange across different teams and departments.

  9. Case Studies and Best Practices: It may feature case studies, real-world examples, and best practices from organizations that have successfully leveraged their knowledge force for competitive advantage.

  10. Ethical Considerations: Addressing ethical considerations and challenges related to knowledge sharing, confidentiality, and intellectual property within the context of a knowledge-driven culture.

Language English
ISBN-10 0-07-062104-7
ISBN-13 9780070621046
No of pages 171
Font Size Medium
Book Publisher Tata Mcgraw-Hill
Published Date 02 Jun 2007

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