Understanding Knowledge Sharing through People Management Practices

Introduction There is an increasing rate of academic papers being published around managing knowledge specifically citing theories and practices in knowledge sharing in various fields of interest.  However, the implication of the rising interest in managing knowledge for human resource practices is an area of research to which little attention has been made (Scarbrough and Carter,…

Critical Commentaries

On Objective Information-Subjective Knowledge, Making Sense: Understanding the User’s Perspective, Information Communities-Social Knowledge, and Knowing in Action – Practice Theory Introduction Everyday people are in constant search for information, it is an important aspect of our day to day life. From the moment we get up from bed and reach for the remote control to…

Reflections

On Information Behaviour Every individual seeks information for different purposes which then influences the type of information need and approaches on how one can acquire it. Our information needs are determined in response to the purpose of why we are seeking it. For example, as a UTS student, I seek information which will make me…

Beauty Defined

(Individual interpretative processes and social/experiential contexts) … “Beauty is truth, truth beauty,—that is all. Ye know on earth, and all ye need to know.”Ode on a Grecian Urn by John Keats Beauty lies in the eye of the beholder, so goes the adage. Every person has his or her own perception of what beauty is; what may be…