Monthly Archives: March 2016

The Basic Building Blocks of Knowledge

abc-blocks-1What We Mean by Knowledge You might see “knowledge” as the same as “information” and “data,” as some researchers do (Bartol & Srivasta, 2006), but others claim these are “not interchangeable concepts” (Davenport & Prusak, 1998). I agree there’s a distinction, and propose a simple definition: Knowledge...
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Knowledge Sharing (KS): Putting What You Know to Work

Throughout our lives, we actively share knowledge. This starts at an early age—with the alphabet, the 50 states, and multiplication tables. Later, we strive to understand abstract ideas and reconcile seemingly disparate concepts—in service of a greater good. This process helps us in all aspects of our personal and professional lives. Knowledge is a currency...
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