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The Architecture of Knowledge Organization

Michael Christensen and Thorbjørn Knudsen

in Knowledge Governance: Processes and Perspectives

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199235926
eISBN:
9780191717093
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199235926.003.0003
Subject:
Business and Management, Knowledge Management

This chapter introduces a general framework with which individual beliefs can be aggregated into organizational level knowledge. Through examples, it illustrates how the framework lends itself to ... More


KNOWING AND LEARNING IN ORGANIZATIONS

Chun Wei Choo

in The Knowing Organization: How Organizations Use Information to Construct Meaning, Create Knowledge, and Make Decisions

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195176780
eISBN:
9780199789634
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195176780.003.0007
Subject:
Business and Management, Knowledge Management

The WHO Smallpox Eradication Program (1967-77) showed how cycles of sensemaking, knowledge creation, and decision making supported by a matrix of information management practices enabled the ... More


Introduction

Gerardo Patriotta

in Organizational Knowledge in the Making: How Firms Create, Use, and Institutionalize Knowledge

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199275243
eISBN:
9780191719684
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199275243.003.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Strategy

This introductory chapter begins with a discussion of the nature of knowledge in organizations, based on an essay by Czech writer Milan Kundera, which examined a novel written at the beginning of the ... More


Creating Value with Knowledge: Insights from the IBM Institute for Business Value

Eric Lesser and Lawrence Prusak (eds)

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2005
ISBN:
9780195165128
eISBN:
9780199835751
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195165128.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

The mid-1990s saw the rise of an important movement: a recognition that organizational knowledge, in its various forms and attributes, could be an important source of competitive advantage in the ... More


Customizing Authority: Anthologies and Epitomes

Arnoud S. Q. Visser

in Reading Augustine in the Reformation: The Flexibility of Intellectual Authority in Europe, 1500-1620

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199765935
eISBN:
9780199895168
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199765935.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

An important part of the distribution of Augustine's works was the publication of patristic anthologies and epitomes. These works far outstripped the production of full-text editions, and often ... More


Introduction: An Education for Health and Homecoming

Jack R. Baker, Jeffrey Bilbro, and Wendell Berry

in Wendell Berry and Higher Education: Cultivating Virtues of Place

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780813169026
eISBN:
9780813169637
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813169026.003.0001
Subject:
Education, Higher Education

An education for health begins by forming the imaginations and affections of students so that rather than desiring upward mobility, they can imagine healthy, placed lives. The introduction starts ... More


Disciplinarity (Embedded and Specialized Systems)

Clifford Siskin

in System: The Shaping of Modern Knowledge

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780262035316
eISBN:
9780262336345
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262035316.003.0005
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

During the final decades of the eighteenth century, Enlightenment efforts at comprehensive mastery gave way to different uses of system—to delimited and dedicated systems and to the dispersing of ... More


Miscellaneous Order: Manuscript Culture and the Early Modern Organization of Knowledge

Angus Vine

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780198809708
eISBN:
9780191847134
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198809708.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

This book examines one of the most pervasive, but also perplexing, textual phenomena of the early modern world: the manuscript miscellany. Faced with serial problems of definition, categorization, ... More


Introduction: Defining the Miscellany

Angus Vine

in Miscellaneous Order: Manuscript Culture and the Early Modern Organization of Knowledge

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780198809708
eISBN:
9780191847134
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198809708.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

This chapter defines miscellaneity and the miscellany. It traces their material manifestations in early modern culture and establishes key pedagogical precepts and practices in relation to both, as ... More


Introduction

Brendan Dooley (ed.)

in The Continued Exercise of Reason: Public Addresses by George Boole

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780262535007
eISBN:
9780262345576
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262535007.003.0001
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This introductory chapter provides an overview of the life and work of George Boole. Boole is known for developing the system of algebraic logic, which eventually found an unexpected engineering ... More


“Psychology” in the Sixteenth Century: A Project in the Making?

Fernando Vidal

in The Sciences of the Soul: The Early Modern Origins of Psychology

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226855868
eISBN:
9780226855882
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226855882.003.0002
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter examines the history of psychology in the sixteenth century. It explains that the term psychologia was first put into circulation through the textbooks used in the universities of ... More


Disciplinarity and Beyond

Nancy Glazener

in Literature in the Making: A History of U.S. Literary Culture in the Long Nineteenth Century

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780199390137
eISBN:
9780199390151
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199390137.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, American, 19th Century Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

Whereas standard histories of literary studies have focused on struggles between philologists and another camp known as generalists or belle-lettrists, this second camp might be better understood as ... More


Eloquent Blood and Deliberative Bodies: The Physiology of Metaphysical Poetry

Michael Schoenfeldt

in Renaissance Transformations: The Making of English Writing 1500-1650

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748638734
eISBN:
9780748651573
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748638734.003.0010
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

This chapter identifies the occlusions that are created by current organisations of knowledge for Renaissance texts. It argues that the post-Cartesian segregation of cognition from corporeality ... More


Organizing Knowledge

Zachary Purvis

in Theology and the University in Nineteenth-Century Germany

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780198783381
eISBN:
9780191826306
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198783381.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Theology, Philosophy of Religion

This chapter argues for and emphasizes the importance of understanding modern university theology as rooted, at least partly, in humanistic traditions that reached back to the early modern and ... More


Literature in the Making: A History of U.S. Literary Culture in the Long Nineteenth Century

Nancy Glazener

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780199390137
eISBN:
9780199390151
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199390137.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, American, 19th Century Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

Literature in the contemporary sense, comprising drama, fiction, poetry, and certain kinds of nonfiction prose, cohered during the nineteenth century and became the defining object of departments of ... More


Ann M. Blair

Ann M. Blair and Carl H. Pforzheimer

in Thinking in the Past Tense: Eight Conversations

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780226601175
eISBN:
9780226601342
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226601342.003.0002
Subject:
History, History of Ideas

Interview with Ann M. Blair, Carl H. Pforzheimer University Professor at Harvard University. Topics include intellectual history; history of the book; history of science; the organization of ... More


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