Personal knowledge management based on social software

From the explicit and tacit knowledge perspective
  • Chengling Zhao
  • Jianxia Cao
  • Xinhua Guo
Part of the IFIP International Federation for Information Processing book series (IFIPAICT, volume 252)


The emergence of information technology has provided a powerful hand for personal knowledge management, thus the personal knowledge management goes on more convenient and feasible. This paper gave the summary of personal knowledge management as well as social software, and then analyzed the characteristic of applying social software in personal knowledge management from the explicit and tacit knowledge perspective, finally gave a model of applying social software in personal knowledge management.


Knowledge Management Tacit Knowledge Explicit Knowledge Personal Knowledge Social Software 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Chengling Zhao
    • 1
  • Jianxia Cao
    • 1
  • Xinhua Guo
    • 2
  1. 1.Educational technology DepartmentHuazhong Normal UniversityWuhanChina
  2. 2.Administration DepartmentUniversity Of shanghai for Science and TechnologyShanghaiChina

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