Knowledge when properly leveraged and harnessed contributes to effective organizational performance. How much an organization benefits from knowledge would depend on how well knowledge has been managed. There have been challenges to implementing knowledge management in today’s dramatically different world from before. This comprehensive reference work is a timely guide to understanding knowledge management.

The book covers key themes of knowledge management which includes the basic framework of knowledge management and helps readers to understand the state of art of knowledge management both from the aspects of theory and practice, from the perspectives of strategy, organization, resources, as well as institution and organizational culture. This reference work reflects the increasingly important role of both philosophy and digital technologies in knowledge management research and practice.

This handbook will be an essential resource for knowledge management scholars, researchers and graduate students.

Part I Theoretical Perspectives in Knowledge Management 1. Outlook on Knowledge Management: The Origin and Basic Framework of Knowledge Management 2. The Spiral of Knowledge Creation in a Dynamic and Evolving Business Environment 3. Retaining Knowledge: Human and Intellectual Capital 4. Towards a Better Understanding of Strategic Knowledge Dynamics: A Dynamic Capability Exploratory Study 5. Knowledge Management and the Learning Organization 6. Evolution Logic and Modern Value of Chinese Knowledge-based View: From Confucian View of Knowing and Doing to Mao Zedong’s Theory on Practice 7. Japanese Philosophy and Knowledge: Insights into Ikigai and Wabi-Sabi Part II Knowledge Management in the Age of Digital Technology and New Economy 8. Knowledge Management in the Digital Economy Era: Challenges and Trends 9. Demystifying the Link between Big Data and Knowledge Management for Organisational Decision-Making 10. Synthesis of Human Knowledge Creation and Artificial Intelligence: Evolution of the SECI Spiral 11. Artificial Intelligence Enabled Knowledge Management 12. Evolving Dynamics of Knowledge in Industry 4.0 13. Dynamics of Enterprise Knowledge Generation System Based on SECI Framework Part III Knowledge Management in Practice 14. How Knowledge Management Differs Across National Cultures: A Systematic Literature Review 15. Implementation of Knowledge Management Strategies 16. Expanding the Workplace to Promote Knowledge Creation 17. Three Generations of Knowledge Management Practice Mode and Common Pitfalls in Chinese Enterprises 18. Collective Knowledge and Social Innovation in Communities of Practice: The Case of the Slow Food Movement in Italy 19. Is There Empirical Knowledge? An Observation Based on Clinical Medicine 20. Toward a Knowledge-Based View of Business Model: A Multi-Level Framework and Dynamic Perspective