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Knowledge Management. Yes, knowledge management is the hottest subject of the day.

Knowledge Management

The question is: what is this activity called knowledge management, and why is it so important to each and every one of us? The following writings, articles, and links offer some emerging perspectives in response to these questions. As you read on, you can determine whether it all makes any sense or not. Content Developing a Context Like water, this rising tide of data can be viewed as an abundant, vital and necessary resource.

Before attempting to address the question of knowledge management, it's probably appropriate to develop some perspective regarding this stuff called knowledge, which there seems to be such a desire to manage, really is. A collection of data is not information. The idea is that information, knowledge, and wisdom are more than simply collections. We begin with data, which is just a meaningless point in space and time, without reference to either space or time. An Example A Continuum Extending the Concept. Systems Thinking. © Copyright Carter McNamara, MBA, PhD, Authenticity Consulting, LLC.

Systems Thinking

Adapted from the Field Guide to Consulting and Organizational Development and Field Guide to Consulting and Organizational Development with Nonprofits. Three of the biggest breakthroughs in how we understand and successfully guide changes in ourselves, others and organizations are systems theory, systems thinking and systems tools. To understand how they are used, we first must understand the concept of a system. Many of us have an intuitive understanding of the concept. However, we need to make that intuition even more explicit in order to use systems thinking and systems tools.

Sections of This Topic Include Basics -- Definitions - - - What's a System? Also seeRelated Library Topics Also See the Library's Blogs Related to Systems Theory, Chaos Theory and Systems Thinking Definitions: Systems, Systems Theory, Systems Thinking, Tools What's a System? Systems range from simple to complex. A pile of sand is not a system. World Talk Radio - STEVE HAINES LIVE: Revolutionizing How the Wo. Tuesday, September 28, 2010 Tuesday, February 23, 2010 In Steve’s weekly shows, he shows you how simply it can be to “Revolutionize Your Thinking” on a daily basis ...

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