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The Challenges of Knowledge Sharing in Practice: A Social Approach

The Challenges of Knowledge Sharing in Practice: A Social Approach (Paperback)

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Addresses the key skills that are required in organisations in the information intensive society. The book examines the power of information behaviour on the construction of different kinds of shared knowledge and social identity in a group. An introduction to the different dimensions of social capital that is structural and cognitive, and looks at the relational aspects of information behaviour in organisations. Experiences are analysed in two different case studies - in the financial and biotechnology industries - in order to gain additional insights in how the internal organisation environment should be designed to support the development of the organisation's intellectual capital.

BusinessBusiness & managementReference & ResearchEncyclopaedias & reference worksLibrary, archive & information managementReference & ResearchLibrary & information sciences Publisher: Elsevier Science & Technology Publication Date: 01/04/2007 ISBN-13: 9781843342847  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
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Gunilla Widen-Wulff is Senior Lecturer at the Department of Information Studies, Abo Akademi University, Finland. She has worked as a visiting researcher at Napier University, Edinburgh, 2004-05. Her teaching and research concerns information seeking, information management in business organizations, and aspects of social capital and knowledge sharing in groups and organizations. She has published several articles and papers in these areas.

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