Knowledge Discovery, Transfer, and Management in the Information Age

Knowledge Discovery, Transfer, and Management in the Information Age

Murray E. Jennex (San Diego State University, USA)
Indexed In: SCOPUS
Release Date: November, 2013|Copyright: © 2014 |Pages: 302
ISBN13: 9781466647114|ISBN10: 1466647116|EISBN13: 9781466647121|DOI: 10.4018/978-1-4666-4711-4


With the advent of electronic databases, information technologies, and the Internet, organizations now more than ever have easy access to all the knowledge they need to conduct their affairs. Identifying the useful information in all that data, however, can pose a challenge.

Knowledge Discovery, Transfer, and Management in the Information Age brings together the latest empirical research in knowledge management practices and information retrieval strategies to assist organizations in effectively and efficiently utilizing the data at their disposal. Academics, managers, researchers, and professionals within the field of knowledge management will make use of this book to increase their understanding of best practices in the manipulation of information resources.

Topics Covered

The many academic areas covered in this publication include, but are not limited to:

  • Database Management
  • Information and Communication Systems
  • Information Resources
  • Intelligent Systems
  • Knowledge Management
  • Knowledge Sharing
  • Web Technologies

Reviews and Testimonials

Information and computer scientists show how libraries and other organizations can use knowledge management tools to find appropriate data and transform it into meaningful knowledge quickly and easily without compromising security. Among the topics are product patterns to support knowledge acquisition management, a case study of social networks and employee knowledge sharing and performance in a Chinese state-owned enterprise, the 2013 update to the E-Readers and E-Books in Libraries survey, open source versus proprietary collaborative virtual learning environments, and the impact of the relationship between Gardners's multiple intelligence and Kolb's learning style.

– ProtoView Book Abstracts (formerly Book News, Inc.)

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Author(s)/Editor(s) Biography

Murray E. Jennex is a Professor of Management Information Systems at San Diego State University, editor-in-chief of the International Journal of Knowledge Management, co-editor-in-chief of IGI Global book series, co-editor-in chief of the International Journal of Information Systems for Crisis Response and Management, and President of the Foundation for Knowledge Management (LLC). Dr. Jennex specializes in knowledge management, crisis response, system analysis and design, IS security, e-commerce, and organizational effectiveness. Dr. Jennex serves as the Knowledge, Innovation, and Entrepreneurial Systems Track co-chair at the Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences. He is the author of over 150 journal articles, book chapters, and conference proceedings on knowledge management, crisis response, end user computing, international information systems, organizational memory systems, ecommerce, cyber security, and software outsourcing. Dr. Jennex is a former US Navy Nuclear Power Propulsion officer and holds a B.A. in chemistry and physics from William Jewell College, an M.B.A. and an M.S. in software engineering from National University, an M.S. in telecommunications management and a Ph.D. in information systems from the Claremont Graduate University. Dr. Jennex is also a registered professional mechanical engineer in the state of California and a Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), a Certified Secure Software Lifecycle Professional (CSSLP), and a Project Management Professional (PMP).