Knowledge Leadership : The Art and Science of the Knowledge-based Organization (KMCI Press)
Steven A. CavaleriISBN: 0750678402;
Book DescriptionIn Knowledge Leadership, Cavaleri and Seivert describe the dawning of a new era in which individuals are leading rather than managing knowledge. In the past, many knowledge-based initiatives have failed because leaders underestimated the powerful link between knowledge and performance improvement and also because they mistakenly thought that information was the same as knowledge. Cavaleri and Seivert claim that, while information is a necessary precursor to knowledge, it is not sufficient in itself for improving business performance. The authors describe notable organizations that use the pragmatic knowledge strategies they describe to gain competitive advantage. Pragmatic knowledge is the result of individuals developing a deeper understanding of how (and why) things work best in practice. The process of creating pragmatic knowledge transforms key lessons from systems thinking, total quality management, and organization learning into a powerful new business...
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