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Tryon, Jr. Managing Organizational Knowledge

3rd Generation Knowledge Management and Beyond

1. Auflage 2012, 147 Seiten, Kartoniert, Format (B × H): 156 mm x 235 mm, Gewicht: 226 g
ISBN: 978-1-4398-8235-1
Verlag: CRC Press

Tryon, Jr. Managing Organizational Knowledge

Organizations of all sizes and types are facing a duel threat and opportunity. At the very moment when global markets are becoming available, these organizations are losing valuable people resources due to "boomer" retirements and downsizing strategies. As the technologies arrive to facilitate knowledge sharing across organizational and people boundaries, the desire for job security is causing many employees to hold tightly to "their" business knowledge as a form of job security. When organizational knowledge erodes, organizations lose proven capabilities and eventually customers. This challenge may be one of the most significant facing organizations over the next two decades.

Written by an expert with more than 30 years of hands-on work as a consultant and educator, Managing Organizational Knowledge: 3rd Generation Knowledge Management and Beyond provides a clear, repeatable strategy for capturing organizational knowledge. It does so by first exploring the fundamental concepts that have emerged from the new discipline of Knowledge Management (KM) over the past ten years. It then provides several breakthroughs including:

A fresh, practical definition of KM
A definition of organizational knowledge based on data, information, and decision making
A proven strategy and templates for creating an inventory of significant organizational knowledge
A new, integrated KIPPAR Model that defines how to create a sustainable KM environment
A strategy where naturally occurring projects are routinely mined for contributions to an organization’s pool of intellectual assets
A series of implementation strategies for launching a KM initiative

So what makes this book different? What makes it worth reading? It provides a new perspective on KM, addressing the discipline from the perspective of a major organization; much of the previous writings in this area confuse individual knowledge with organizational knowledge. The author, Chuck Tryon, has been a consultant for major corporations since the early 1980s and has created tangible, innovative processes to help capture vital organizational knowledge, which has given him insight into the significant management challenges facing 21st century organizations—how to capture, transfer, and share meaningful knowledge that is vital to their survival. Communicating fresh concepts in this emerging field, the book distills this knowledge and helps you see where KM can take you in the future.


Knowledge Managers, Information Technologists, Industrial Engineers, Business Analysts, Executive Managers, Psychologists, Project Management, Data Managers, Product Engineers, Process Improvement professionals, healthcare professionals, mechanical engineers, chemical engineers, civil engineers, computer engineers, human resource professionals, and students of related fields.


Weitere Infos & Material

Knowledge as an Asset—Really?

The New Realities of Knowledge Management
The Growing Knowledge Gap
Knowledge Opportunities
Return on Investment
A Call to Action

KM Beliefs
Knowledge Sharing and Reuse
Learning Organization
Best Practices
Communities of Practice

KM Processes
Knowledge Discovery
Knowledge Capture
Knowledge Organization
Knowledge Use
Knowledge Transfer
Knowledge Retention

Defining Organizational Knowledge
Knowledge Categories
Explicit, Tacit, and Implicit Knowledge
Knowledge Characteristics
Why Bother?

Recognizing Organizational Knowledge
Decision Making

The Knowledge Retention Policy—Level One
General Management Statement
Knowledge Asset Inventory
Knowledge Areas
Knowledge Topics
Knowledge Expert
Organizational Importance
Transfer Status
Knowledge Transfer Mechanisms
KTP Activities

The Knowledge Retention Policy—Level Two

A Model for Managing Organizational Knowledge
The Knowledge Inventory
The Artifacts Pillar
The Processes Pillar
The Projects Pillar
Repository Products

Implementation Strategies
KM Initiation Activities
KM Operational Activities

Knowledge Management Solutions
Personalized Knowledge Apps
Organizational Portals
Project Portals

Appendix A: KM Vision Statement
Appendix B: KRP—General Management Statement
Appendix C: KRP—Intellectual Assets Inventory
Appendix D: KRP—Knowledge Transfer Details

Charles A. Tryon, Jr.
Chuck Tryon is an educator, practitioner, consultant and author.

Since the early 1980s, Chuck has created dozens of papers and workshops on Knowledge Management, Project Management and Business Process Engineering. Thousands of professionals from many of the largest organizations in the United States, Canada and Western Europe have attended his workshops. Chuck is frequently invited as a featured speaker for conferences and professional society meetings.
Chuck holds an undergraduate degree in Business Administration and a master’s degree in Knowledge Management. His research includes identifying ways to improve knowledge worker productivity and designing numerous advanced project-centric strategies. He is also the co-founder of the Knowledge and Project Management Symposium.

He has been employed as a Knowledge Manager and Project Manager in the petroleum and healthcare industries.

Chuck and Tresa live in the Tulsa, Oklahoma area. They have two daughters and three marvelous grandchildren. Chuck’s hobbies include golf, photography and SCUBA diving. Additional information is available at

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