The inquiring organization : tacit knowledge, conversation, and knowledge creation : skills for 21st-century organizations (eBook, 2004) [WorldCat.org]
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The inquiring organization : tacit knowledge, conversation, and knowledge creation : skills for 21st-century organizations

Author: Catherine Kano Kikoski; John F Kikoski
Publisher: Westport, Conn. ; London : Praeger, 2004.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book provides the context and tools to create knowledge via a proven process of inquiry, questions, and conversation. It introduces the theoretical background to explain why, as well as the practical hands-on skills and processes to demonstrate how, to surface tacit knowledge-that which we know but which we have not yet made explicit in conversation, e.g., background, education, and experience-and create new  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Kikoski, Catherine Kano.
Inquiring organization.
Westport, Conn. ; London : Praeger, 2004
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Catherine Kano Kikoski; John F Kikoski
ISBN: 1567204902 9781567204902 9780313059216 0313059217
OCLC Number: 1058102685
Language Note: English.
Notes: Title from title screen.
Description: 1 online resource (xiii, 191 pages)
Contents: Acknowledgments; Preface; 1 The Era of the Inquiring Organization; 2 Two Management Traditions and Knowledge Creation: From Modern to Postmodern Management; 3 Theories of Communication in Management: Modern to Postmodern; 4 Tacit Knowledge; 5 The Pragmatics of Knowledge Creation: Care, Respect, and Trust; 6 The Microskills for Knowledge Creation; 7 Asking Questions: Widening the Lens, Sharpening the Focus; 8 Tacit Knowledge and Conversation; 9 Reflecting Conversations; 10 New Territory for the 21st Century: The Compass and the Map; Index.
Responsibility: Catherine Kano Kikoski and John F. Kikoski.

Abstract:

This book provides the context and tools to create knowledge via a proven process of inquiry, questions, and conversation. It introduces the theoretical background to explain why, as well as the practical hands-on skills and processes to demonstrate how, to surface tacit knowledge-that which we know but which we have not yet made explicit in conversation, e.g., background, education, and experience-and create new knowledge in collaboration with colleagues.||In the information economy, knowledge is an asset and a currency. The creation of new knowledge, therefore, enhances an organization's pos.

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