Foundation Laws of Knowledge Dynamics
The coevolution of ideas (the content) and their historical, social, organizational, and institutional forms (the context) has been the mainspring of economic growth throughout history.
It is the flow of energy that makes possible the coevolution that marks one civilization from the next. The energy circuit of the industrial age, such as that of sailing-ship or iron-hulled, ocean-going steamship, differs widely from today.
We live in the “knowledgefication” era in which the flow of energy is a flow of knowledge where innovation is instigated by the ability to create knowledge and manage it.
In a world awash with information, “knowledgefication” creates a difference in the sense that it allows people to discern from dozens of web pages the information needed and to gauge its relevance.
KeywordsNetwork Code Intellectual Capital Intangible Asset Tangible Asset Knowledge Dynamics
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