Kostas Samiotis

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In this paper, we elaborate on the idea that the processes of managing individual and organizational knowledge are situated in the context of work and emerge from the workplace practices. We address the relationship between Business Process-orientation and work practices as they represent the formal and the situated perspectives on work respectively. We(More)
The World Wide Web can serve as a complete learning and educational environment. Testing and assessment are value-added services in a learning procedure, which aim at evaluating and measuring the outcomes of learning experiences. Developing tests in an instructional efficient and effective manner is a difficult task, especially when this is implemented over(More)
Knowledge is the focal asset of emerging knowledge intensive organizations. Several theories, practices and tools have been developed to address knowledge work problems. This paper reviews relevant literatures, converges concepts like knowledge, organisational and action learning, business processes under the light of learning in knowledge intensive(More)
This papers attempts to describe in organisational terms the constituents of a Knowledge Management intervention endeavour. Managing knowledge, as a socially constructed phenomenon, presumes the explication of knowledge as an individual and organizational asset. Our assertion attributes this endeavour to the specificities of the organisational situation to(More)
The issue of managing individual and organizational knowledge, as a source of sustainable competitive advantage, seems to occupy a great deal of attention in the contemporary business world mainly from a technological point of view. The paper proposition draws upon the need of the management of knowledge, not only in technological but also methodological(More)
The study of knowledge processes and practices in organizations comprise probably the most common theme in Knowledge Management research agenda. Organizations still strive though to understand how this practice works. To this end, we offer an account for anticipating and assesing its mediation and organizational fit. The paper elaborates on insights gained(More)
The existing mechanistic view of Knowledge Management (KM) pursued by most IT initiatives in this stream, perceiving knowledge as a commodity has proven inadequate to support the highly knowledge-intensive workplace contexts. Drawn from the generic ideas of “technologies-in-practice”, as suggested by Orlikowski (2000), we emphasize the necessity of(More)
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