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Knowledge Management

  • The Foundations of Information Systemsby Andrew Basden

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    Why does information technology disappoint or enslave us? Why do so many information systems projects collapse? How can we do better? There are many technical, social, economic and other aspects to consider. How do we ensure we take all these into account as we research ITC or employ them? ICT affects our lives and world more profoundly than ever... more...

  • Knowledge Brokerage for Sustainable Developmentby André Martinuzzi; Michal Sedlacko

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 63.95

    The menace of a post-truth era challenges conventional policy-making and science. Instead of fighting an uphill battle against populist solutions, those involved in both policy-making and science have to find innovative ways to collaborate, and make use of the vast amounts of knowledge that are already available. Knowledge brokerage, in this context,... more...

  • Sustainable Solutions: Let Knowledge Serve the Cityby B.D. Wortham-Galvin; Jennifer H. Allen; Jacob Sherman

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 70.00

    Portland, Oregon. Sustainability might not seem glamourous, but Portland is making a name for itself as one of the most sustainable cities in the world. Whether you’ve heard about the farmers’ markets, the cycle-friendly streets or the ongoing efforts to balance livability and equity, Portland is leading the way in urban sustainability: this book helps... more...

  • Knowledge, Learning and Innovationby Vanessa Ratten; Vitor Braga; Carla Susana Marques

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 119.45

    This book places knowledge, learning and innovation at the heart of cross-sector collaborations. Collaboration for innovation is a topic that has attracted widespread interest from academics, business strategists and government officials. To date the collaborations have focused on the performance management process and more specifically on how to... more...

  • Managing Agricultural Enterprisesby Pawel Bryla

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 119.45

    Exploring the competitiveness and profitability of the agricultural sector in Central Europe, this book argues that the successful management of agricultural enterprises is inconceivable without the knowledge and application of modern forms of management and technology. Organised in an analytical framework and offering comprehensive empirical data,... more...

  • Understanding Novelty in Organizationsby Maria Laura Frigotto

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 119.45

    Providing a first tentative understanding of novelty and a set of implications for organizations to manage it, this book focuses on the potential offered by emergent novelty, namely novelty which is neither designed nor pursued. The author asks how organizations might increase their abilities and strategies to benefit from its early recognition. Such... more...

  • Precarious Professional Workby Alexander Styhre

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 119.45

    This book examines the new conditions under which professional work, often referred to as “knowledge-intensive work,” is organised and how professional groups who have traditionally been granted jurisdictional discretion now have their work routines renegotiated. In the new economic regime of what has been called “investor capitalism ” and under... more...

  • Higher Education Governance in the Arab Worldby Georges Azzi

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 119.45

    This book offers an insight into the complications higher education is currently facing in the Arab world. It discusses whether governance in international higher education is of particular importance in Arab countries when considering their difference in political systems, cultures, interests, concerns and numerous conflicts. Arab society needs more... more...

  • Knowledge Transfer To and Within Tourismby Liping Cai; Jafar Jafari; Noel Scott; Mathilda van Niekerk; Marcella de Martino

    Emerald Publishing Limited 2017; US$ 134.95

    This volume presents and analyses 17 examples of knowledge transfer from countries around the world to identify future directions for business and government managers and academic researchers. Effective Knowledge transfer provides an opportunity to address unprecedented societal, environmental and technological change and disruption. more...

  • Building Efficient Management and Leadership Practicesby Stefania Zanda

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 119.45

    This book examines the relationships among leadership, the quality of the management process and business results. Drawing from the pioneering contributions of Chester I. Barnard, this book defines the role and characteristics of an effective and efficient manager in the new knowledge economy. This book also examines the relevance of Barnard’s work... more...