People-Focused Knowledge Management
- Publish Date: 2011-07-30
- Binding: Paperback
- Author: Karl Wiig
The business environment has changed. Sharper competition requires organizations to exhibit greater effectiveness in their operations and services and faster creation of new products and servicesall hallmarks of the knowledge economy. Up until now, most of the knowledge management literature has focused on technology, systems, or culture. This book moves to the next stage, to focus on the peoplethe knowledge workers themselves. Noted expert Karl Wiig synthesizes recent research findings in cognitive science and related fields to describe how people actually work. He focuses on how people learn, remember, make decisions, solve problems and actin general, how knowledge relates to work behavior. By understanding how people work, managers can improve effectiveness to gain competitive advantage.