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Overcoming Organizational Barriers to Knowledge Retention

David W. DeLong

in Lost Knowledge: Confronting the Threat of an Aging Workforce

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195170979
eISBN:
9780199789719
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195170979.003.0012
Subject:
Business and Management, Knowledge Management

This chapter identifies four sources of problems that promote knowledge loss in organizations by creating barriers to knowledge sharing and knowledge management. It suggests change management ... More


New Worlds

James Carter

in Heart of Buddha, Heart of China: The Life of Tanxu, a Twentieth-Century Monk

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780195398854
eISBN:
9780199894413
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195398854.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

Tanxu becomes the student of Master Dixian, one of the pre-eminent monks of the period. Studying in Dixian’s seminary in Ningbo, Tanxu learns not only the essentials of becoming a monk, but also ... More


Creation and History

Paul Rorem

in Hugh of Saint Victor

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195384369
eISBN:
9780199869886
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195384369.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This chapter introduces and summarizes On Grammar, On Practical Geometry, On the Formation of Novices (De institutione novitiorum), and the Notes (Notulae) on the Octateuch. It covers Hugh’s concepts ... More


Educating Monks: Minority Buddhism on China's Southwest Border

Thomas A. Borchert

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780824866488
eISBN:
9780824875657
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824866488.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

Educating Monks examines the education and training of novices and young Buddhist monks of a Tai minority group on China’s Southwest border. The Buddhists of this region, the Dai-lue, are Chinese ... More


Perl for Exploring DNA

Mark D. LeBlanc and Betsey Dexter Dyer

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195305890
eISBN:
9780199773862
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195305890.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Biomathematics / Statistics and Data Analysis / Complexity Studies

The book presents a hands-on introductory guide to DNA sequence analysis. This can be depicted as a linear map of As, Cs, Gs, and Ts; however, such a map only hints at the varied contours and ... More


Experts: Which Ones Should You Trust?

Alvin I. Goldman

in Pathways to Knowledge: Private and Public

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195138795
eISBN:
9780199833252
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195138791.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

In everyday life, novices often defer to the testimony of experts in deciding what to believe. But when putative experts disagree, how can a novice justifiably decide which expert to trust? Five ... More


Supporting

Donald J. Peurach

in Seeing Complexity in Public Education: Problems, Possibilities, and Success for All

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199736539
eISBN:
9780199914593
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199736539.003.0015
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This chapter examines SFAF’s work devising supports for implementing its comprehensive school reform program at scale, in large numbers of chronically-underperforming schools. The chapter details ... More


Scaling Up

Donald J. Peurach

in Seeing Complexity in Public Education: Problems, Possibilities, and Success for All

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199736539
eISBN:
9780199914593
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199736539.003.0017
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This chapter examines SFAF’s work scaling up the installed base of schools and its own organization. This was work performed concurrent with designing and supporting, and in interaction with ... More


The early years of monastic life

Joan Greatrex

in The English Benedictine Cathedral Priories: Rule and Practice, c. 1270-1420

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199250738
eISBN:
9780191728570
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199250738.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History, History of Religion

This chapter follows the would-be monk from the day of his arrival at the monastery, seeking admission, to his profession, which usually took place at the end of the first year. It describes his ... More


The community of professed novices and junior monks

Joan Greatrex

in The English Benedictine Cathedral Priories: Rule and Practice, c. 1270-1420

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199250738
eISBN:
9780191728570
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199250738.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History, History of Religion

After profession, the novice continued his studies either in the cloister or, in the case of a few, at university. Only the most intellectually promising were sent to Oxford or Cambridge and most of ... More


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