Articles

Case: KM in a Norwegian hospital

Published: 2007

The nurses in a Norwegian private hospital in Oslo wanted to solve a problem: How can we reduce the fear of patients going in to surgery? The idea came up: Invite the old patients for coffee and cake together with the new patients and let them talk.

Disabling the Context for Knowledge Work – The Role of Managers’ Behaviours

Published: 2007

Two main issues that prevent knowledge sharing are the attitudes of the nearest supervisor and a lack of context-building information: Apathetic managers, who do not actively encourage business/organisational information, and hypocritical managers, who do not ‘walk the talk’,

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A Knowledge-based Theory of the Firm

Published: 2001

This article is seeking to explore the practical implications of an epistemological approach to strategy formulation. In doing so it tries to expand the field of knowledge management and intellectual capital beyond its operational and often inwardly technological focus to a new theory of the firm. A resource-based perspective is suggested, using autopoietic epistemology to guide strategy formulation.

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Measuring the Wellspring of Knowledge

Published: 2001

In the spruce forest behind my parents home in Sweden springs a natural well. It is so small that you don´t notice it until you almost stumble upon it.

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Knowledge Management – The Viking Way

Published: 2000

"Never a friend more faithful, nor greater wealth than wisdom."

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Transfer of Knowledge and the Information Processing Profession

Published: 1996

How is knowledge best transferred? Via information or via tradition (f2f socialisation)?

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