The Importance of Organizational Knowledge

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  • Title: The Importance of Organizational Knowledge: An Exploration of Knowledge Management in the Trenches
  • Author(s): Séamus O'Briain
  • Publisher: Common Ground Research Networks
  • Collection: Common Ground Research Networks
  • Series: Organization Studies
  • Keywords: Knowledge Management, Organizational Knowledge, Knowledge Assessment Frameworks, Case Studies, Medical Devices, Qualitative, Operational Knowledge Activities
  • Year: 2018
  • ISBN (hbk): 978-1-61229-961-7
  • ISBN (pbk): 978-1-61229-962-4
  • ISBN (pdf): 978-1-61229-963-1
  • DOI: https://doi.org/10.18848/978-1-6122-9961-7/CGP
  • Citation: O'Briain, Séamus . 2018. The Importance of Organizational Knowledge: An Exploration of Knowledge Management in the Trenches. Champaign, IL: Common Ground Research Networks. doi:10.18848/978-1-6122-9961-7/CGP.
  • Extent: 243 pages

Abstract

This book aims to discuss the importance of organizational knowledge in the context of several knowledge management-system implementations at two high-technology medical device organizations. This research will be useful for academics, as it will provide a rigorous study at firm-level that may produce future discussion and exploration. The study will be useful for practitioners, as it will provide first-hand accounts of key knowledge management-system implementations and the challenges these organizations faced.