By Frank Swain
The quest for the capacity to manage the our bodies and minds of our fellow people has been below manner for millennia, from the sleep-inducing honeycombs that felled Pompey's military to the Voodoo potions of Haiti. Now, Frank Swain, the strength at the back of technological know-how Punk, has joined the search, digging up real zombie research:
• puppy heads introduced again to lifestyles with no their bodies
• mystery brokers dosing objectives with zombie drugs
• parasites that push their hosts to suicide or intercourse changes
• the elixir of existence hidden in an eighteenth-century painting
This mind-bending and pleasing excavation of remarkable technological know-how is not like whatever you've learn earlier than.
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The most powerful argument for creating a knowledge database was to make knowledge accessible in the workplace combined with the execution of a 'clean desk' policy. Tbis knowledge database focuses on making information available so tbat tbe Call Centre can perform its daily duties and newcomers can internalize the knowledge. Tbe system frees staff from having to depend on knowledge and experts and puts them in a position where they are able to solve customers' problems, thereby increasing customer satisfaction.
In fact, most organizations in the research tended to ignore the outcomes of local knowledge-sharing processes or had problems collectively accepting these outcomes. The fact that knowledge-sharing often does not contribute to learning at the organizational level has important implications that we will discuss throughout the book and in more detail in chapters 8 and 10. An example of an inflexible objectifying process Brown and Duguid (1991) argue that inflexibility in an organization is often the result of managers not paying any attention to creative (group-)learning processes.
A social network plays a crucial role here too.