Knowledge Making in Business Organizations

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Abstract

As part of the knowledge-making in business organizations are the knowledge sharing practices in which knowledge is delivered but also created. These practices also give access to information sources and are based on individual networks. This means individual and team-based motives to knowledge sharing are prerequisites in expert work to be able to create a common understanding of work processes and individual’s role in these processes. Knowledge sharing practices are also very much bound to organizational culture and traditions. In the understanding of knowledge-making in business organizations it is important to take individual, group and organizational perspectives into account. This chapter aims to draw the broad picture of how knowledge-making are developed and used through knowledge sharing and knowledge creation practices in expert work.

Original languageUndefined/Unknown
Title of host publicationResearch outside the academy: Professional knowledge-making in the digital age
EditorsLisa Börjesson, Isto Huvila
PublisherPalgrave Macmillan
Pages123–135
ISBN (Print)978-3-319-94176-9
Publication statusPublished - 2019
MoE publication typeA3 Part of a book or another research book

Keywords

  • expert's work experience
  • knowledge creation
  • knowledge management
  • knowledge sharing

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