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The Role of Information Professionals in the Knowledge Economy

The Role of Information Professionals in the Knowledge Economy
  • Author : Javier Tarango
  • Publsiher : Chandos Publishing
  • Release : 16 May 2017
  • ISBN : 0128112239
  • Pages : 148 pages
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 ratings
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The Role of Information Professionals in the Knowledge Economy: Skills, Experiences, Practices and Strategies presents the tools that are necessary for the acquisition and development of a scientific culture. The work and profile of the information professional is no longer limited to the world of libraries. In countries with developing and peripheral economies that are seeking to reduce dependence on knowledge generated by rich countries it is necessary to develop and foster new professional profiles with high expertise in knowledge generation and management in order to support such paradigm shifts. This comprehensive book presents the case for this paradigm shift and is an ideal resource for information professionals who are interested in new avenues of exploration. Promotes the idea that an information professional is the right person to offer support in the knowledge economy Provides guidance on how to provide and develop a scientific culture in an institution Identifies information competencies that are important for information managers in scientific communication Redefines the profile of professional information graduates and identifies this new skillset as a job opportunity


The Role of Information Professionals in the Knowledge Economy

The Role of Information Professionals in the Knowledge Economy
  • Author : Javier Tarango,Juan D. Machin-Mastromatteo
  • Publisher : Chandos Publishing
  • Release : 16 May 2017
GET THIS BOOKThe Role of Information Professionals in the Knowledge Economy

The Role of Information Professionals in the Knowledge Economy: Skills, Experiences, Practices and Strategies presents the tools that are necessary for the acquisition and development of a scientific culture. The work and profile of the information professional is no longer limited to the world of libraries. In countries with developing and peripheral economies that are seeking to reduce dependence on knowledge generated by rich countries it is necessary to develop and foster new professional profiles with high expertise in knowledge


The Professional Knowledge Economy

The Professional Knowledge Economy
  • Author : P. Tordoir
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release : 31 October 1995
GET THIS BOOKThe Professional Knowledge Economy

Knowledge is the great fifth production factor in our economy, besides capital, labour, land, and entrepreneurship. Perhaps it is the most precious of the five factors, because it takes so much effort and money to keep it well-nourished. Perhaps it is the most strategic of the five factors, because we depend on it to develop business, the economy, and the world at large in a balanced and sustainable direction. Knowledge is certainly one of the least understood factors and one


Human Resource Management in the Knowledge Economy

Human Resource Management in the Knowledge Economy
  • Author : Mark L. Lengnick-Hall,Cynthia A. Lengnick-Hall
  • Publisher : Berrett-Koehler Publishers
  • Release : 14 April 2021
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This book demonstrates that for businesses to thrive in today's economy, human resource managers must take on four new roles: human capital steward, knowledge facilitator, relationship builder, and rapid deployment specialist. Each role is discussed in detail using examples from leading businesses.


Knowledge Economy, Information Technologies and Growth

Knowledge Economy, Information Technologies and Growth
  • Author : Luigi Paganetto
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 30 November 2017
GET THIS BOOKKnowledge Economy, Information Technologies and Growth

This volume focuses on the Information and Communication (ICT) revolution and its impact on economic growth. Even though the emergence of the knowledge economy is at the center of attention by media and is often a subject of economic policy debate, economic research on the issue is still relatively underdeveloped and many aspects of it are still awaiting proper theoretical and empirical scrutiny. One important question is whether, as many economists and opinion leaders maintain the knowledge economy and the


Boosting the Knowledge Economy

Boosting the Knowledge Economy
  • Author : Francisco Javier Calzada-Prado
  • Publisher : Chandos Publishing
  • Release : 15 March 2010
GET THIS BOOKBoosting the Knowledge Economy

Boosting the Knowledge Economy: Learning Services in Educational, Cultural and Corporate Environments provides a fresh look at this key area, presenting a comprehensive, international and up-to-date overview of learning services, from basic concepts, to cutting-edge practices and guidance on developing learning programs. Chapters introduce knowledge economy and learning services, discuss learning services in the context of different institutions, such as libraries and museums, explore principles and strategies on the implementation of learning services, and cover implications for the LIS profession.



Networks in the Knowledge Economy

Networks in the Knowledge Economy
  • Author : Rob Cross,Andrew Parker,Lisa Sasson
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Release : 17 July 2003
GET THIS BOOKNetworks in the Knowledge Economy

In today's de-layered, knowledge-intensive organizations, most work of importance is heavily reliant on informal networks of employees within organizations. However, most organizations do not know how to effectively analyze this informal structure in ways that can have a positive impact on organizational performance. Networks in the Knowledge Economy is a collection of readings on the application of social network analysis to managerial concerns. Social network analysis (SNA), a set of analytic tools that can be used to map networks of


Knowledge Economies and Knowledge Work

Knowledge Economies and Knowledge Work
  • Author : Bill LaFayette,Wayne Curtis,Denise Bedford,Seema Iyer
  • Publisher : Emerald Group Publishing
  • Release : 24 October 2019
GET THIS BOOKKnowledge Economies and Knowledge Work

Our global economy is going through a major transformation, from an industrial economy, to a knowledge economy, rendering knowledge a primary factor in production. In this practical, real-world focused book, expert authors come together to define and discuss knowledge work.


Innovation Management in the Knowledge Economy

Innovation Management in the Knowledge Economy
  • Author : Ben Dankbaar
  • Publisher : World Scientific
  • Release : 05 August 2003
GET THIS BOOKInnovation Management in the Knowledge Economy

This book provides an overview of recent, predominantly European, thinking on the issues and challenges for innovation management in the modern, knowledge-based economy. The topic is explored in four directions: the growing importance of services and of innovation in services; the growing interest in competence-based approaches of strategy and innovation; the role of technology in innovation processes; and the increasing importance of knowledge management in innovation management. Each direction is briefly introduced by the editor. The contributions come from universities


Wisdom and Management in the Knowledge Economy

Wisdom and Management in the Knowledge Economy
  • Author : David Rooney,Bernard McKenna,Peter Liesch
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 02 April 2010
GET THIS BOOKWisdom and Management in the Knowledge Economy

Today there are more technology, technologists, knowledge and experts than at any time in human history; but from a global perspective, it is difficult to argue that this accumulation of knowledge and technology has put the world in an unambiguously better position than it was in the past. Business is not getting any easier to do and major corporate collapses based on poor decisions, poor conduct, and poor judgement continue to occur. In public administration too, basic institutions and services (


Knowledge Management for the Information Professional

Knowledge Management for the Information Professional
  • Author : American Society for Information Science
  • Publisher : Information Today, Inc.
  • Release : 14 April 2021
GET THIS BOOKKnowledge Management for the Information Professional

With contributions from 26 leading KM practitioners, academicians, and information professionals, editors Srikantaiah and Koenig bridge the gap between two distinct perspectives, equipping information professionals with the tools to make a broader and more effective contribution in developing KM systems and creating a knowledge management culture within their organizations.


Universities in the Knowledge Economy

Universities in the Knowledge Economy
  • Author : Paul Temple
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 12 March 2012
GET THIS BOOKUniversities in the Knowledge Economy

Universities are fundamental to the contemporary knowledge economy. They directly and indirectly support economic growth in both developing and advanced economies. In addition to their traditional teaching and research functions, they often also have important roles in supporting regional development and urban regeneration, as well as involvement in fostering international relations, in , cultural developments and in enhancing social cohesion. While higher education institutions in many countries are often assigned key roles in economic and social policy prescriptions, exactly what those



Knowledge Management

Knowledge Management
  • Author : Ruth Rikowski
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 31 January 2007
GET THIS BOOKKnowledge Management

This book focuses on various aspects of KM - including social, political and philosophical perspectives; practical perspectives; cross-cultural perspectives and theoretical perspectives. It concludes with an alternative view on KM, emphasising how KM helps to ensure the success of the knowledge revolution. Brings different aspects of KM together, in one book Includes contributions from academics, librarians/information professionals, KM consultants and web-designers Emphasises the importance of both theory and practice in KM


Librarianship as a Bridge to an Information and Knowledge Society in Africa

Librarianship as a Bridge to an Information and Knowledge Society in Africa
  • Author : Alli Mcharazo,Sjoerd Koopman,Sjoerd M. J. Koopman,Fédération internationale des associations de bibliothécaires et des bibliothèques
  • Publisher : Walter de Gruyter
  • Release : 14 April 2021
GET THIS BOOKLibrarianship as a Bridge to an Information and Knowledge Society in Africa

Knowledge Management was the theme of the Standing Conference of Eastern, Central and Southern African Library and Information Associations (SCECSAL XVII) in 2006. This selection of conference papers provides a cross-disciplinary approach to knowledge, information and development and how the three together can mould a new and more informed society. The challenge is to make our libraries more people-centered and Afro-centric, not simply serving the interests of the elite and paying little attention to the plight of the less well off.