Knowledge Management Systems

Information and Communication Technologies for Knowledge Management

  • RonaldĀ Maier

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages I-XIV
  2. Introduction

    1. Pages 1-8
    2. Pages 9-10
  3. Concepts and Theories

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 19-20
    2. Pages 21-92
    3. Pages 93-152
    4. Pages 153-272
    5. Pages 273-394
    6. Pages 395-433
  4. State of Practice

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 437-438
    2. Pages 450-467
    3. Pages 468-481
    4. Pages 482-523
    5. Pages 524-563
    6. Pages 564-580
  5. Conclusion and Outlook

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 591-591
    2. Pages 592-620
    3. Pages 621-630
  6. Back Matter
    Pages 631-720

About this book


Information and knowledge have profoundly transformed businesses, organizations and society. Knowledge management promises concepts and instruments that help organizations to provide an environment supportive of knowledge creation, sharing and application. Information and communication technologies are often regarded as the enabler for the effective and especially efficient implementation of knowledge management. The book presents an almost encyclopedic treatise of the many important facets, concepts and theories that have influenced knowledge management and integrates them into a framework consisting of strategy, organization, systems and economics guiding the design of successful initiatives. The third edition particularly extends coverage of the two pillars of implementing knowledge management initiatives, i.e. organization and systems


business communication knowledge management linear optimization management modeling organization organizations

Authors and affiliations

  • RonaldĀ Maier
    • 1
  1. 1.School of Management Information SystemsLeopold-Franzens-University of InnsbruckInnsbruckAustria

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2007
  • Publisher Name Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg
  • eBook Packages Business and Economics
  • Print ISBN 978-3-540-71407-1
  • Online ISBN 978-3-540-71408-8
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