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Knowledge Management

Assembled by Carter McNamara, MBA, PhD

This method (or movement) focuses on collection and management of critical knowledge in an organization to increase its capacity for achieving results. Knowledge management often includes extensive use of computer technology. In and of itself, this is not an overall comprehensive process assured to improve performance. Its effectiveness toward reaching overall results for the organization depends on how well the enhanced, critical knowledge is applied in the organization. At this time, knowledge management is receiving spotted attention among smaller organizations.

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Various Other Performance Improvement Programs and Movements

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Various Perspectives on Knowledge Management

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Various Other Performance Programs and Movements (depending on how they're used)

The following can be organizational improvement programs, depending on how they're used. (See Broad Overview of Various Programs and Movements (see Note #1 below.)
Balanced Scorecard
BusinessProcess Re-Engineering
Cultural Change
Quality Management
Management by Objectives
Organizational Learning
Program Evaluation
Strategic Planning
Total Quality Management

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