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Chapter 6 Cultural Elements of Knowledge Management

DOI: 10.23912/9781911635444-4905

ISBN: 9781911635444

Published: March 2021

Component type: chapter

Published in: Knowledge Management in Event Organisations

Parent DOI: 10.23912/9781911635444-4545

Abstract

Organisational culture is, perhaps not surprisingly, by far the most researched topic in relation to knowledge management to date. It is widely argued that an open, collaborative culture enhances knowledge processes, activities and practices, and that this open culture will help organisations be successful in the long-run (see for example, Du Plessis, 2006; Kathiravelu et al., 2014; Intezari et al., 2017). Organisational values, assumptions, and the cultural context shape what employees believe in, their shared understanding of how things are done in the organisation, as well as their shared language. The process of meaning-making through different knowledge practices is therefore largely shaped by organisational culture and embedded in it (Hislop et al., 2018).

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Stadler, R. (2021) "Chapter 6 Cultural Elements of Knowledge Management" In: Stadler, R. (ed) . Oxford: Goodfellow Publishers http://dx.doi.org/10.23912/9781911635444-4905

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