Strategies for Managing Knowledge

  • Klaus North
  • Gita Kumta
Part of the Springer Texts in Business and Economics book series (STBE)


This chapter concentrates on strategies for managing knowledge. Guiding principles for a successful KM strategy are introduced. Five questions lead the reader to develop a KM strategy. Relevant KM strategies such as an innovation-oriented KM strategy, «Best Practice» strategy, process-oriented KM strategy and project-oriented KM strategy are explained. The metaphor of organisations as knowledge markets provides principles and rules to implement KM strategies. The KM-tool explained at the end of the chapter is the called «knowledge market».


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Klaus North
    • 1
  • Gita Kumta
    • 2
  1. 1.Wiesbaden Business School, Hochschule RheinMainWiesbadenGermany
  2. 2.School of Business Management, SVKM’s Narsee Monj. Inst. of Management StudiesMumbaiIndia

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