JUCS - Journal of Universal Computer Science 9(6): 491-500, doi: 10.3217/jucs-009-06-0491
The Richness of Diversity in Knowledge Creation: An Interdisciplinary Overview
expand article infoMatteo Bonifacio, Alessandra Molani
‡ University of Trento, Italy
Open Access
The goal of this article is to explore some of the main reasons that sustain a distributed approach to Knowledge Management, and this will be done, first, showing how, according to very different theoretical disciplines, knowledge diversity is proposed as the very source of organizational innovation and adaptability, second providing some evidence coming from major applicative domains, third proposing some considerations on the role of technology.
distributed knowledge management, evolutionary theory, theory of complexity, communites of practice, cognitivism, constructivism, semantic heterogeneity, structuration theory