Competing with Knowledge: The Information Professional in the Knowledge Management Age

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Library Association Pub., Jan 1, 2001 - Business & Economics - 275 pages
For information professionals to take advantage of KM they need to fully understand the concepts and benefits, the different approaches and techniques being implemented, and the new emerging roles in which information skills are increasinlgy significant. They need to ensure that business leaders recognize the value that information skills can bring, and they must have the attributes and mindset to thrive in a multi-skilled, multi-tasked team. This book aims to stimulate information professionals to explore the potential impact of KM on their work and career. It focuses on the role of information professionals and examines how to take advantage of KM to improve the effective application of their skills. Using case studies, the text considers: the knowledge context; creating knowledge-based environments in a range of sectors; and the role of information management skills in KM.

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The changing nature of competition
Emerging knowledge environments
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