Knowledge Management

@article{Austin2008KnowledgeM,
  title={Knowledge Management},
  author={Michael J. Austin and Jennette Ciaassen and Catherine M. Vu and Paola Mizrahi},
  journal={Journal of Evidence-Based Social Work},
  year={2008},
  volume={5},
  pages={361 - 389}
}
Summary Knowledge management has recently taken a more prominent role in the management of organizations as worker knowledge and intellectual capital are recognized as critical to organizational success. This analysis explores the literature of knowledge management including the individual level of tacit and explicit knowledge, the networks and social interactions utilized by workers to create and share new knowledge, and the multiple organizational and managerial factors associated with… 

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