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Can We Codify Profesional Knowledge?

Can We Codify Profesional Knowledge?
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Author(s): Chandra S. Amaravadi (Western Illinois University, USA)
Copyright: 2007
Pages: 3
Source title: Managing Worldwide Operations and Communications with Information Technology
Source Editor(s): Mehdi Khosrow-Pour, D.B.A. (Information Resources Management Association, USA)
DOI: 10.4018/978-1-59904-929-8.ch312
ISBN13: 9781599049298
EISBN13: 9781466665378


The management of organizational knowledge has become an issue of immense strategic and economic importance. There are many types of organizational knowledge including administrative, professional, structural and relationship knowledge . Here, we will mostly confine ourselves to the issue of professional knowledge (PK) which we define as the knowledge required to perform a professional task such as auditing a company, designing a shock absorber or preparing a contract . Despite its importance, our understanding of this knowledge is very vague .

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