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Knowledge Management from A-To-Z
Quick-Reference Guide to Principles, Concepts and Contemporary Practice
A.V. Vedpuriswar Knowledge Management from A-To-Z : A.V. Vedpuriswar : Vision Books : Book (ISBN: 8170947375)
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Published in 2008
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from A to Z

Quick-Reference Guide

to Principles, concepts

and Contemporary


Knowledge is increasingly the fundamental basis for achieving business advantage in today's competitive economy. All companies, and not just those in knowledge businesses, now look at knowledge existing within the enterprise ? and its explicit use ? for producing business returns, whether by way of cutting costs or in creating new products and services.

This innovative quick-reference guide captures and essence of knowledge management in more than 225 crisp alphabetically arranged topics spanning:

  • Principles of knowledge management

  • Key concepts and applications

  • How to fashion a workable ? and viable ? knowledge management strategy

  • How to implement ? and manage ? knowledge management strategy

  • Insights from global thought leaders in knowledge management

  • Contemporary global best practices from leading companies

  • Explanation of key terminology.

A detailed introduction describes both the evolution and recent advances in knowledge management, and 7 crisp cases highlight knowledge management in action in world famous companies.  Additionally, an extensive bibliography guides you to other resources on the subject.

Here then is a cutting-edge guide on knowledge management for professional managers, academicians and students of management. And the quick-reference alphabetical arrangement enables you to access any topic that you want ? instantly.

A.V. Vedpuriswar

A. V. Vedpuriswar (b. 1963) is currently Dean, ICFAI Knowledge Centre, an affiliate of the Institute of Chartered Financial Analysts of India, Hyderabad. A BTech (Hons) in Chemical Engineering from IIT Kharagpur (Class of 1985), a PGDM from IIM Calcutta (Class of 1991), and CFA (Class of 1996) from ICFAI, Vedpuriswar combines nine years of industry with eight years now spent in the academia.

Vedpuriswar’s areas of interest include globalization, risk management, knowledge management, and innovation. His articles have appeared in The Hindu, The Hindu Business Line, The Economic Times, Indian Management and Smart Manager. Vedpuriswar has written and edited more than 200 cases in various areas of management, many of which are being used in leading business schools in Asia, USA and Europe. Vedpuriswar’s earlier books, The Global CEO, Enterprise Risk Management and an edited book, Strategic Financial Management have also been published by Vision Books.

Vedpuriswar’s is a remarkable writing talent. He writes superbly and is at ease with tackling subjects that are wide and vast, effortlessly moving from the big picture to the key detail.

His trilogy of books on business strategy, The Global CEO, Enterprise Risk Management and now Business Innovation Lessons from Great Companies, together form a strategy tour de force, underlying his undoubted talent as a business writer of global stature.

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