The ""Encyclopedia of Knowledge Management"" is the most comprehensive source of coverage related to the past, present, and emerging directions of knowledge management. Edited by the well-respected knowledge management researcher, Dr David Schwartz of Bar Ilan University (Israel), the ""Encyclopedia of Knowledge Management"" provides a broad basis for understanding the issues, technologies, theories, applications, opportunities and challenges being faced by researchers and organizations today in their quest for knowledge management. Over 170 contributors and advisors from around the world have conferred their expertise to this publication, making this encyclopedia a single source of reliable and modern-day research in the field of knowledge management.
David Schwartz is a senior lecturer and head of the Information Systems Division of the Graduate School of Business Administration at Bar-Ilan University, Israel. Since 1998 he has served as Editor-in-chief of the internationally acclaimed Journal of Internet Research. Dr. Schwartz's research has appeared in publications such as IEEE Intelligent Systems, International Journal of Human-Computer Studies, IEEE Transactions on Professional Communications, Kybernetes, and the Journal of Organizational Behavior. His books include Cooperating Heterogeneous Systems (Kluwer) and Internet-Based Knowledge Management and Organizational Memory (IGP). Dr. Schwartz received his Ph.D. from Case Western Reserve University; MBA from McMaster University; and B.Sc. from the University of Toronto, Canada.
A sample of contents: Knowledge management and virtual organizations; Knowledge management for e-economy; Knowledge management in the global economy; Legal aspects of knowledge management; Managerial aspects of knowledge management; Organizational and social aspects of knowledge management; Organizing knowledge management in distributed organizations; Stakeholder-based knowledge management in organizations; Successful knowledge management systems implementation; Technologies of knowledge management; Theoretical aspects of knowledge management.