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Knowledge, Organization, and ManagementBuilding on the Work of Max Boisot$
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John Child and Martin Ihrig

Print publication date: 2013

Print ISBN-13: 9780199669165

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: September 2013

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199669165.001.0001

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The Strategic Management of Knowledge

The Strategic Management of Knowledge

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(p.129) 7 The Strategic Management of Knowledge
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Knowledge, Organization, and Management
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Martin Ihrig

Ian MacMillan

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Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199669165.003.0007

Max Boisot’s Information-Space (I-Space) framework greatly facilitates understanding of the dynamics of a knowledge-based economy, with implications for competitive or collaborative organizational strategies. This chapter addresses what is strategic about knowledge management, and how to develop knowledge-based strategies. Boisot’s research goal was to develop, test, and exploit the I-Space as a conceptual and applications framework and to build strategic knowledge management tools. With these tools decision makers can start manage their knowledge assets strategically to better compete in the information age. Two major types of intervention tools are reviewed: the first for mapping portfolios of critical knowledge as opposed to physical assets, mapping cultural and organizational structures, and mapping associated learning paths; and the second for simulating strategic knowledge management processes, in particular knowledge flows derived from knowledge-based agent interactions.

Keywords:   Max Boisot, I-Space, strategic management of knowledge, knowledge evolution, social learning cycle, knowledge economy, knowledge hoarding and sharing, organizational strategy, information age, intervention tool, knowledge mapping, knowledge portfolios, learning races, knowledge simulation, agent-based modeling

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