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) comprises a range of strategies and practices used in an organisation to identify, create, represent, distribute, and enable adoption of
s. Such insights and experiences comprise
, either embodied in individuals or embedded in organisations as
since 1991 (see Nonaka 1991), KM includes courses taught in the fields of
, management, and library and
s. More recently, other fields have started contributing to KM research; these include information and media,
Many large companies and non-profit organisations have resources dedicated to internal KM efforts, often as a part of their
, information technology, or
human resource management
departments. Several consulting companies also exist that provide strategy and advice regarding KM to these organisations.
Knowledge management efforts typically focus on organisational
such as improved performance,
, innovation, the sharing of lessons learned, integration and
of the organisation. KM efforts overlap with
, and may be distinguished from that by a greater focus on the management of knowledge as a strategic asset and a focus on encouraging the sharing of knowledge. It is seen as an enabler of organisational learning and a more concrete mechanism than the previous abstract research.
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