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By Peter Bolton

Intercourse, medications, rock'n'roll...we're conversing a few hedonistic song pageant, correct? Nope, no longer in response to the narrator of this story. in its place, we're speaking approximately an IT division, within the absurd (yet slightly epic) tale a couple of software program venture that used to be doomed to be successful.

Exposing many of the extra ridiculous facets of company the USA and the insane characters who hang-out its halls, Blowing the Bridge supplies the reader a prying peep behind the scenes, at a few of the extra comical facets of operating with the extra colourful personalities in know-how. Bitterly humorous all through, it additionally painstakingly recounts the fight of a small crew made up our minds to navigate a direction in the direction of development whatever of excellence, regardless of a mine box of bureaucratic stupidity and the occasional mortar around of tempting prostitutes.

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2 Der Mikrokosmos von Wissensmanagement Ohne hier die Besonderheiten von den in den Forschungsgebieten gegebenen Mikrokosmen (z. B. Biologie, Physik, Mikroelektronik, Nanotechnik) mit ihren Grenzen und dem Makrokosmos (z. B. Ursprung und Aufbau des Weltalls) mit seiner Weite als Vergleich über Gebühr strapazieren zu wollen, lehnen wir uns im Folgenden an die im mikro- und makroökonomischen Bereich getroffenen Differenzierungen und Ansätze an. Demnach stehen auf der hier betrachteten Mikroebene die einzelwirtschaftlichen Einheiten wie Organisationen, Individuen Arbeitnehmer, Lernwillige, Wissensnachfrager und -anbieter, Unternehmer, etc.

Wie lässt sich dabei die Effizienz und Effektivität der Aktivitäten darstellen, die durch das Wissensmanagement geplant und realisiert werden? Bei der Entwicklung eines erweiterten Verständnisses der Betriebswirtschaft unter Einbeziehung des Faktors Wissen ergeben sich zusätzlich Fragen: Welche konkrete Weiterentwicklung muss ein ganzheitliches Betriebswirtschaftsverständnis erfahren? Was ist dabei der Bezugspunkt, die Betriebswirtschaft und deren Erweiterung oder das Wissensmanagement und dessen Vertiefung hinsichtlich eines betriebswirtschaftlichen Verständnisses?

Und: Stehen dabei Informationsleistungen und/oder die Verbesserung der Entscheidungskompetenz im Vordergrund? Kann eine Systematisierung von Wissen und Erfahrungen dazu beitragen unternehmerische Entscheidungen zu vereinfachen? − Spezielle organisatorische Anforderungen: Dabei geht es in erster Linie um Fragen im Zusammenhang mit der Belegung, dem Verständnis und der Ausgestaltung des Begriffs „Wissensorganisation“: x Wissensorganisation als spezielle Wissenseinheit – Ein wichtiger Begriff, der in diesem Zusammenhang auftaucht, ist die Frage nach der „Wissensorganisation“.

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