Know the Enemies of Your Business





Human Barriers to
Knowledge Sharing and Transfer





▪ Knowledge transfer is often a case of who you know versus what you know.

▪ Sharing your best thinking, data, information, understanding, and opinion with others diminishes your personal competitive advantage.

▪ Use of other people's knowledge is often resisted, in particular the 'not-invented-here syndrome' is difficult to brake down.

▪ Improving by synthesizing new ideas continuously while purging yesterday's conventional wisdom is difficult due to resistance to change.


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Silo Mentality

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Inner Enemies of Business

Enemies of Innovation




Vadim Kotelnikov

Keep learning forward for if you strop learning, you stop creating history and become history.

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How To Address Knowledge-sharing Challenges






How To Manage Tacit Knowledge

Managing tacit knowledge is a significant challenge in the business world and it requires more than mere awareness of barriers. Mechanisms by which collective tacit knowledge is created and tapped include brainstorming, gamification, loose-tight leadership, and knowledge communities... More


Tacit Knowledge

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Knowledge-based Enterprise

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Tips for Reducing Human and Organizational Barriers to Knowledge Sharing




Bill Gates advice

Reward people for contributing to a full flow of knowledge.

Bill Gates


Jack Welch advice business quotes

Reward and celebrate new ideas to encourage others to want contribute as well.

Jack Welch



IDEO Tom Kelley creativity innovation quotes

Inspire advocates. Mental diversity is very important you need individuals who celebrate different viewpoints.

Tom Kelley