Essay on Is Based Knowledge Management

2537 Words Aug 9th, 2012 11 Pages
Knowledge management
Introduction
In several different fields, knowledge is defined in multiple ways. As a general definition to people, knowledge is a familiarity with someone or something, which can include facts, information, descriptions, or skills acquired through experience or education. It can refer to the theoretical or practical understanding of a subject. It can be implicit (as with practical skill or expertise) or explicit (as with the theoretical understanding of a subject); it can be more or less formal or systematic. (http://oxforddictionaries.com/definition/american_english/knowledge?region=us) In the modern society, people are facing the requirements of knowledge from wherever you can see, such as communicating
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(McKay and Marshall 2004)
Why is Knowledge management important?
The world is keeping developing over time as human’s evolution, people’s attitude, skills, body, and experience evolved so much from the stone tool era. Generated knowledge plays an important role in this evolution. It is hard to identify whether knowledge changed caused other elements change or others changes the knowledge, sometimes they affect each other to make an evolution.
Nowadays, knowledge is not only knowledge but can be the economy capital in the trading market, and it is also source and power to people. A good Knowledge management can push an individual r organization to a better situation in their fields, or worse management of knowledge also drives them into problems.
Knowledge management
In order to manage knowledge well, people should firstly clearly recognize knowledge as what is it, where does it come from, can it be stored or generated, and what is the relationship with other similar concepts (wisdom, skill, and experience, also information).
As mentioned above, knowledge can be a familiarity with someone or something, which can include facts, information, descriptions, or skills acquired through experience or education. Most of time, knowledge comes from some carriers. For example, as student, our knowledge is from teachers’ teaching, learning and thinking by ourselves. Books, internet also are good

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