Essays on Knowledge, Knowledge Management & Knowledge Management System Coursework

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The paper "Knowledge, Knowledge Management & Knowledge Management System" is a great example of management coursework.   The essay highlights the concepts of knowledge, knowledge management system and knowledge economy, a concept that has emerged with the use of technology or ICT for knowledge management. The challenges for the implementation of the knowledge management system faced by the small to medium enterprises (SME) such as resource constraints, absence of an explicit policy for knowledge management and facilitating organizational change are discussed, along with the benefits of the usage of the knowledge management system with respect to e-commerce by SME.

These benefits lead to the organizational transformation which paves towards the progress of the enterprises. Knowledge, Knowledge Management & Knowledge Management System Knowledge is considered as embedded in a person gained by experience or generated by logical thinking (Beesley & Cooper, 2008). According to (Bierly  et al. , 2000),   “ knowledge can be termed as an understanding of information and the patterns linked to that information” . Thus knowledge is associated with the perception of information in a person’ s mind. The perception can be a result of the practice a person employs to perform tasks. Knowledge management is regarded as an approach that is used by an organization to utilize their intellectual assets.

(Montequí n et al, 2006) The knowledge management aims to manage the knowledge assets of an organization to aid decision making, improve organizational competitive and innovative ability (Zyngier et al. , 2004). Knowledge management can be better understood by the knowledge cycle activities that are to recognize, obtain, assemble, syndicate, share, dispense, use, preserve, and eradicate (Jafari et. al, 2009). Knowledge management comprises various procedures to manage the processes of formation dissemination, and use of knowledge.

Additionally, the term ‘ knowledge management’ has been used around for an extremely long time.


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