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.…

Mining the Past

An analysis of data can reveal the patterns that lie below a perceived cloud of unpredictability.  Six-months of anonymous cell phone activity from 100,000 users in a European country revealed that 75% of users traveled with a 20-mile area, with half of users mostly staying within a 6-mile radius.  They also found that most users…