TOPIC: Rethinking the Organization
- In this assignment, you will apply what you learned in last week to discuss the role of knowledge networks and strategies for managing them. You will also discuss the impact of growing technologies on knowledge management in organizations by focusing on three important components that shape any business: people (managers and employees), organizational processes, and emerging technologies.
Read the attached article (The Impact of Emerging Technologies on Knowledge Management in Organizations )
On the basis of your reading, answer the following questions:
- What are the objectives and main findings of the paper? Discuss the background, decision-making goals, and challenges addressed in the paper.
- Do you agree with the findings in the paper? Using the ideas learned this week, explain why or why not.
- How does this paper address the perspective of managing dynamic knowledge networks? How generic is the framework described, and to what extent would it need to be adapted?
- What key decisions are arrived at in terms of impacts on an organization? How do these decisions intend to achieve a competitive advantage for the organization?
**To support your work, you may use the reading, your course and text readings, and you may also use University Online Library. As in all assignments, cite your sources in your answers, and provide references for the citations in APA format. Use REAL references, not the synthetic University doi numbers!