Collaborate to Compete: Driving Profitability in the Knowledge Economy
Robert K. LoganISBN: 0470833009; 9780470833001;
Book DescriptionKnowledge has become the new source of wealth, and the co-creation and sharing of knowledge through collaboration, the key to the success of todaya??s organization. Collaboration is everyonea??s business and every business's concern. Unfortunately, the mindset of most business people is not one of cooperation, but of competition. Collaborate to Compete, offers a practical, applied approach to fostering a spirit of cooperation not just within an organization, but also with suppliers, customers, and even competitors to gain a competitive advantage. Many knowledge management initiatives and approaches have failed in their attempt to harness and share the knowledge resident in organizations because they focus on technology, systems, and the valuation of intellectual property, but often neglect the human side. Collaborate to Compete goes beyond the traditional technological approaches of knowledge...