Ikujiro Nonaka and Hirotaka Takeuchi, the
authors of The Knowledge-Creating Company, define the process of
transformation and flow around an
(the conversion of tacit
knowledge to tacit knowledge);
(the conversion of explicit knowledge to explicit knowledge);
(the conversion of tacit to explicit knowledge); and
(the conversion of explicit to tacit knowledge).
"Knowledge management" is different from
"information management". While the former targets collecting and
distributing knowledge – both explicit and
tacit – throughout the organization, the latter deals mainly with
documented explicit knowledge – or information – only...