Inquiring Organizations: Moving From Knowledge Management To by James Courtney

By James Courtney

Inquiring corporations: relocating from wisdom administration to knowledge assembles into one quantity a complete choice of the foremost present pondering in regards to the use of C. West Churchman’s layout of Inquiring platforms as a foundation for computer-based inquiring platforms layout and implementation. Inquiring platforms are platforms that transcend wisdom administration to actively inquire approximately their setting. whereas self-adaptive is a suitable adjective for inquiring structures, they're severely assorted from self-adapting structures as they've got advanced within the fields of computing device technological know-how or synthetic intelligence. Inquiring structures draw on epistemology to steer wisdom production and organizational studying. As such, we will for the 1st time ever, start to entertain the suggestion of aid for ''wise'' decision-making. Readers of Inquiring organisations: relocating from wisdom administration to knowledge will achieve an appreciation for the function that epistemology can play within the layout of the subsequent new release of data administration platforms: platforms that concentrate on helping clever decision-making methods

Show description

Read or Download Inquiring Organizations: Moving From Knowledge Management To Wisdom PDF

Similar data modeling & design books

Modular Ontologies: Concepts, Theories and Techniques for Knowledge Modularization

This e-book constitutes a set of analysis achievements mature sufficient to supply an organization and trustworthy foundation on modular ontologies. It provides the reader a close research of the cutting-edge of the examine quarter and discusses the new innovations, theories and methods for wisdom modularization.

Advances in Object-Oriented Data Modeling

Till lately, info structures were designed round varied company features, akin to money owed payable and stock keep watch over. Object-oriented modeling, by contrast, buildings platforms round the data--the objects--that make up a few of the enterprise capabilities. simply because information regarding a specific functionality is proscribed to 1 place--to the object--the method is protected from the consequences of switch.

Introduction To Database Management System

Designed in particular for a unmarried semester, first direction on database structures, there are four features that differentiate our publication from the remaining. simplicity - typically, the know-how of database structures may be very obscure. There are

Additional info for Inquiring Organizations: Moving From Knowledge Management To Wisdom

Example text

TEAM LinG - Live, Informative, Non-cost and Genuine ! Inquiring Organizations: An Organizational Form Perspective 9 The learning here is then both a push process (guidelines) and an assimilation process (the collective observation of senior sales personnel). Rather than demonstrate the techniques, formal teaching is likely to involve storytelling by top producers, combined with tried and true heuristics generated by those experts to react to specific situations, such as an irate customer. The new salesperson will strive to assimilate actions and processes that are observed to have favorable outcomes for senior sales personnel.

The use of metaphors is appropriate when trying to understand the characteristics of a specific inquirer. To move toward integration, however, it is necessary to gravitate toward a more traditional organizational form discussion. Task, environment, and decision-making strategy are important to determining an appropriate organizational form for any unit, but this is particularly true in the inquiring organization. Because the focus of the inquiring organization is learning and the accompanying decision-making, care must be taken to structure each organizational unit in a way that provides appropriate structure for the task and environment but does not limit learning potential.

Whether the trainers are informal members of the network or formal organizational trainers depends on the organizational structure. In an organization that emphasizes culture, the trainer would most likely be an individual with informal authority and respect as well as a long-standing member of the organization. The organization as a culture has benefits over the organization as a machine. For instance, it is tied to the environment and therefore more adaptable. Although still somewhat tied to stability and structure, the organization is more able to react to environmental changes.

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.70 of 5 – based on 3 votes