Effective Utilization of Tacit Knowledge in Technology Management

  • Indumathi Anandarajan
  • K. B. Akhilesh
Conference paper


Tacit knowledge is extremely experiential knowledge. Technology has both forms of knowledge, i.e., tacit and explicit knowledge. The tacit knowledge of an individual has relevance only when it can be effectively captured for the benefit of the organization. This chapter attempts to understand the issues of technology management from knowledge management perspective in technology intensive companies. We in this chapter argue that tacit knowledge is equally important for the organization to capture and grow. Hence, we have proposed a model for effectively capturing the tacit knowledge, as well as suggested appropriate techniques that would help in increasing the acquisition of tacit knowledge.


Knowledge Management Open Innovation Tacit Knowledge Technology Management Explicit Knowledge 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Management StudiesIndian Institute of ScienceBangaloreIndia

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