Authors: Daniel Hjorth
Addresses: ESBRI – Entrepreneurship and Small Business Research Institute, Stockholm and Malmo University, Malmo, Malmo University, TS SE-20506 Malmo – Sweden
Abstract: This editorial introduction to the special issue entitled ||Organising knowledge|| tries to prepare the movements from ||knowledge management|| to ||organising knowledge|| that characterise the call for papers to this issue. The need to include reflections on how knowledge organises while we try to organise knowledge is emphasised. Such a need is fuelled by an historical and philosophical reflection on management as a form of knowledge and practice. The concepts of ||tecknowlogy|| and ||socioledge|| are introduced to suggest that management often reduces knowledge (via information technology) into tecknowlogy, whereas we need reflexive and creative organisation of knowledge, affirming its processual and social/relational character if we seek learning and innovation as part of organisational creativity.
Keywords: knowledge; organisation; management; process philosophy; creation.
International Journal of Internet and Enterprise Management, 2003 Vol.1 No.4, pp.351 - 359
Published online: 10 May 2004 *Full-text access for editors Full-text access for subscribers Purchase this article Comment on this article