Embodied: Knowledge is in ideas, qualities, and feelings.
Embedded: Knowledge surrounds the organization tightly, enveloping and enclosing the organization.
Embrained: Knowledge is contained within conceptual skills and cognitive abilities.
Encultured: Knowledge comes from a shared understanding through socialization and aculturalation.
Encoded: Knowledge is conveyed through signs and symbols and is deconceptualized.
Blackler, F. (1995). Knowledge, Knowledge Work, and Organizations: An Overview and Interpretation. Organization Studies , 1021-1046.