Where is Knowledge in the Organization?

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.

Works Cited

Blackler, F. (1995). Knowledge, Knowledge Work, and Organizations: An Overview and Interpretation. Organization Studies , 1021-1046.


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