Title: Editorial: moving from knowledge management to organising knowledge

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.

DOI: 10.1504/IJIEM.2003.003903

International Journal of Internet and Enterprise Management, 2003 Vol.1 No.4, pp.351 - 359

Published online: 10 May 2004 *

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