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The significance and transfer of experience in knowledge work context


Hovila, Hanna (2006) The significance and transfer of experience in knowledge work context. In: Knowledge Management International Conference and Exhibition 2006 (KMICE 2006), 6-8 June 2006, The Legend Hotel Kuala Lumpur.

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Abstract

The ageing, experienced knowledge workers possess competence that is crucial for the competitiveness of an organization.In Finland and other parts of Europe,so called baby-boomer generation is soon retiring.Their valuable experience will be lost unless it is secured.This paper is based on a literature review of knowledge transfer methods from seniors to the younger workers.Social interaction is crucial in functional knowledge transfer.Knowledge can also be explicated to documents.Information systems w ere not studied in this paper.An important issue in knowledge transfer and in avoidance of the competence gap is identification of critical knowledge.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Additional Information: ISBN 983-3282-90-3 Organized by: Faculty of Information Technology, UUM
Uncontrolled Keywords: Knowledge transfer, competence gap, knowledge work,a geing
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor > HD28 Management. Industrial Management
Divisions: College of Arts and Sciences
Depositing User: Mrs. Norazmilah Yaakub
Date Deposited: 20 Aug 2014 08:31
Last Modified: 20 Aug 2014 08:31
URI: http://repo.uum.edu.my/id/eprint/11472

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