The Philosophical Foundations of Knowledge Management: Editors' Introduction

@article{Spender2007ThePF,
  title={The Philosophical Foundations of Knowledge Management: Editors' Introduction},
  author={J. C. Spender and Andreas Georg Scherer},
  journal={Organization},
  year={2007},
  volume={14},
  pages={28 - 5}
}
Our work on this Special Issue began with a showcase symposium on the philosophical foundations of knowledge management (KM) at the AoM 2004 Meeting and was continued through KM tracks at the EURAM 2005 and EGOS 2005 Conferences. Our hope was to corral the variety of approaches in the KM literature and expose solid underpinnings against which the field's development might be gauged. We were unclear whether these would be axiomatic principles that defined the field or a set of professionally… Expand
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