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Connect With Your Management On-The-Go

In collaboration with Simal Celikkol

Edited By Mehmet Naci Efe

A challenging journey for managers to succeed by following 13 paths… Visionary and curious academicians sailing to new horizons…Yes! The journey is long, tiring but how success is easily achieved? There is no change without pain! Management on the Go covers different aspects of today’s management which can be both used as a handbook by executives who want to keep up with the pace of scientific advancements, as well as a road map for academics to turn towards innovative management systems.

You are invited to embark on a journey from topics that have become outdated in the literature to approaches that will arouse excitement and curiosity about future. Each chapter is written based on sector experiences by 13 academicians located in 5 different universities in Turkey and now reaches you dear readers.

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Chapter 8 Personal Knowledge Management: İbrahim YIKILMAZ



In the social and economic facet of life, knowledge has a transformative and dominant influence (Drucker 1968; Bell 1973; Toffler, 1990). It is an element that touches and transforms every aspect of life in the success of businesses, in keeping sustainable competition in their hands, in offering innovative solutions and suggestions. The fact that the information produced in large volumes on a global scale is a valuable asset for businesses increases the importance of the Knowledge Management process (Kalseth and Cummings, 2001: 164). The strategic and dynamic contributions that Knowledge Management offers to businesses become even more important due to their positive impact on performance and innovation (North and Maier, 2018; Shujahat et al. 2017; Kianto et al. 2016; Palacios, Gil, and Garrigos, 2009). As Butt (2019) stated, knowledge management basically consists of three main elements. The first of these elements is the knowledge management infrastructure. Knowledge management infrastructure consists of elements such as organizational culture, leader support, and reward system regarding the knowledge management of the organization. The second element, the Knowledge Management process includes the flow of knowledge in the organization and different stakeholders. The knowledge management process consists of “knowledge creation, knowledge sharing, and knowledge application”. The knowledge management process is more related to technology and information sharing platforms and is a technical issue. The third element refers to the relationship between Knowledge Management Infrastructure (KMI) and Knowledge Management Process (KMP). In this relationship, KMI participates in the information flow in the KM...

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