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Knowledge Management

Edited by Pasi Virtanen

Tampere University of Technology, Finland


This book is a compilation of writings handpicked in esteemed scientific conferences that present the variety of ways to approach this multifaceted phenomenon. In this book, knowledge management is seen as an integral part of information and communications technology (ICT). The topic is first approached from the more general perspective, starting with discussing knowledge management’s role as a medium towards increasing productivity in organizations. In the starting chapters of the book, the duality between technology and humans is also taken into account. In the following chapters, one may see the essence and multifaceted nature of knowledge management through branch-specific observations and studies. Towards the end of the book the ontological side of knowledge management is illuminated. The book ends with two special applications of knowledge management.

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Knowledge ManagementEdited by Pasi Virtanen

Published: March 1st 2010

DOI: 10.5772/237

ISBN: 978-953-7619-94-7

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-953-51-5499-0

Copyright year: 2010

Books open for chapter submissions

36937 Total Chapter Downloads

11 Crossref Citations

20 Web of Science Citations

24 Dimensions Citations


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1. Cutting costs and making profits through knowledge management

By Nina Helander, Marianne Kukko and Pasi Virtanen


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2. Knowledge Management (Intellectual Capital) Assessment using Fuzzy Expert System

By Mehdi Fasanghari


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3. The Knowledge Management Strategic Alignment Model (KMSAM) and Its Impact on Performance: An Empirical Examination

By Yue-Yang Chen and Hui-Ling Huang


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4. The Intelligent Manufacturing Paradigm in Knowledge Society

By Ioan Dumitrache and Simona Iuliana Caramihai


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5. Actor-networking engineering design, project management and education research: a knowledge management approach

By Jose Figueiredo


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6. Managing Knowledge in Collaborative Software Maintenance Environment

By Mohd Zali Mohd Nor, Rusli Abdullah, Masrah Azrifah Azmi Murad and Mohd Hasan Selamat


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7. Knowledge Management in Virtual Communities of Practice

By Junio Cesar de Lima, Cedric Luiz de Carvalho and Ana Paula Laboissiere Ambrosio


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8. Linkage Knowledge Management and Data Mining in E-business: Case study

By Ming-Chang Lee


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9. Malaysian Business Community Social Network Mapping on the Web Based on Improved Genetic Algorithm

By Siti Nurkhadijah Aishah Ibrahim, Ali Selamat and Mohd Hafiz Selamat


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10. An Ontological Framework for Knowledge Management in Systems Engineering Processes

By Olfa Chourabi, Yann Pollet and Mohamed Ben Ahmed


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11. Ontological Knowledge Representation for Resolving Semantic Heterogeneity in Software Requirements Traceability

By Namfon Assawamekin, Thanwadee Sunetnanta and Charnyote Pluempitiwiriyawej


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12. Classifying Expertise in a Special Interest Group Knowledge Portal Using a Point-Based Semi-Automatic Expertise (PBASE) Method

By Aisyah Ismail, Shahida Sulaiman, Maziani Sabudin, Rosni Abdullah and Sarina Sulaiman


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13. Towards the Optimization of Client Transport Services: Negotiating by Ontology Mapping Approach between Mobile Agents

By Sawsan Saad, Hayfa Zgaya and Slim Hammadi


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14. Study on Product Knowledge Management for Product Development

By Chunli Yang, Hao Li and Ming Yu


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15. The Contribution of Technological Factors on Knowledge Sharing Quality among Government Officers in Malaysia

By Mohd Bakhari Ismail and Zawiyah M. Yusof


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16. Towards a Collection-Based Knowledge Representation: the Example of Geopolitical Crisis Management

By Pr. Francis Rousseaux and Kevin Lhoste


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