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Knowledge Management Systems

Information and Communication Technologies for Knowledge Management


Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages I-XIV
  2. Introduction

    1. Ronald Maier
      Pages 1-7
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      Pages 8-9
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      Pages 10-15
  3. Concepts and Theories

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 17-18
    2. Ronald Maier
      Pages 87-132
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      Pages 133-230
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      Pages 231-315
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      Pages 316-354
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      Pages 355-357
  4. State of Practice

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 359-360
    2. Ronald Maier
      Pages 361-371
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      Pages 372-389
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      Pages 390-403
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  5. Conclusion and Outlook

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 513-513

About this book


Information and knowledge have profoundly transformed businesses, organizations and society. Knowledge management promises concepts and instruments that help organizations to provide an environment supportive of knowledge creation, sharing and application. Information and communication technologies are often regarded as the enabler for the effective and especially efficient implementation of knowledge management. The book presents an almost encyclopedic treatise of the many important facets, concepts and theories that have influenced knowledge management and integrates them into a framework consisting of strategy, organization, systems and economics guiding the design of successful initiatives. The third edition particularly extends coverage of the two pillars of implementing knowledge management initiatives, i.e. organization and systems


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Authors and affiliations

  1. 1.School of Business and Economics, Department of Management Information SystemsMartin-Luther-University Halle-WittenbergHalle/SaaleGermany

Bibliographic information

  • Book Title Knowledge Management Systems
  • Book Subtitle Information and Communication Technologies for Knowledge Management
  • Authors Ronald Maier
  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2004
  • Publisher Name Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Hardcover ISBN 978-3-540-20547-0
  • Softcover ISBN 978-3-662-12163-4
  • eBook ISBN 978-3-540-24779-1
  • Edition Number 2
  • Number of Pages XIV, 635
  • Number of Illustrations 61 b/w illustrations, 0 illustrations in colour
  • Topics IT in Business
    Information Systems and Communication Service
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