Knowledge assets and knowledge audits / Pawan Hand (Independent, USA), Jean Pagani (Independent, USA), Denise Bedford (Georgetown University, USA).Material type: TextSeries: Working methods for knowledge managementPublisher: Bingley, U.K. : Emerald Publishing Limited, 2019Copyright date: ©2019Description: 1 online resource (xxiii, 279 pages)Content type: Media type: Carrier type: ISBN: 9781789737738Subject(s): Knowledge management | Business & Economics -- Knowledge Capital | Knowledge managementAdditional physical formats: No titleDDC classification: 658.4038 LOC classification: HD30.2 | .H36 2019Online resources: eBook-Emerald
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Part I: Knowledge audits -- models and methods -- 1. Audits - what to audit and why -- 2. Audit methodology for business processes -- 3. Audit methodology for knowledge functions -- 4. Designing an audit of knowledge assets -- Part II: Defining and identifying your knowledge assets -- 5. Identifying and categorizing organization's knowledge assets -- 6. Identifying sources and ownership of knowledge capital assets -- 7. Define the useful business life of knowledge assets -- Part III: Managing knowledge assets -- 8. Business transformation of knowledge -- 9. Current management of knowledge assets -- 10. Managing risks of knowledge assets -- 11. Define investment strategies for knowledge assets part -- IV: Accounting for knowledge assets -- 12. Assigning value to knowledge assets -- 13. Defining the costs of knowledge assets -- 14. Defining the revenue and profit generated by knowledge assets.
With the rising importance of knowledge as a primary factor in global industries, it is increasingly necessary for knowledge management professionals to understand, engage with, and speak the language of assets, investments and auditing. However, all too often, professionals don't have these skills, and have no way to learn them. This exciting guide helps knowledge management professionals gain a basic understanding of assets, investments and audits, so they can command respect from those who are in control of financial investments. It also ensures that organizations have a roadmap for developing short- and long-term investment strategies. Providing guidance for identifying assets - and liabilities - as well as describing the types of investment available to align with knowledge assets, expert authors Pawan Handa, Jean Pagani, and Denise Bedford walk readers through standard audit practices, and help you through the process of designing, conducting, and reporting on the results of a knowledge audit. For knowledge management professionals, corporate and business leaders and managers, workforce professionals, and educators, this is an unmissable guide that unites the new face of the global economy with accepted auditing practices.
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