System Concepts

  • Stephen C. Clark
  • Theodora Valvi
Part of the Palgrave Studies in Democracy, Innovation, and Entrepreneurship for Growth book series (DIG)


This chapter will begin by highlighting the importance of business and academic research. It will be followed by introducing a high-level overview of knowledge management. This includes the various definitions of knowledge management, goals of knowledge management, as well as the theoretical foundations of knowledge management. The chapter will then pivot to a related concept which is referred to as personal knowledge management. This overview will encompass the various constructs, learning activities, and corresponding relationship to strategic knowledge arbitrage and serendipity (SKARSE).


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Stephen C. Clark
    • 1
  • Theodora Valvi
    • 2
  1. 1.California State University, SacramentoSan DiegoUSA
  2. 2.Independent ResearcherAthensGreece

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