The most used research methodologies in knowledge management and…
The most used research methodologies in knowledge management and intangibles.
Scientific research is responsible for producing knowledge
Scientific knowledge is characterized by being:
The design methodologies
It is the area of knowledge in which designers study, research and test references by means of which a specific projected result is obtained, not necessarily planned in advance or a set of rules, procedures.
The methodologies of empirical studies
Research based on experimentation or observation (evidence). This type of research is carried out to test a hypothesis.
Objetivos de la Investigación Empírica
Go beyond the simple report of observations.
Promote an environment for a better understanding.
Combine extensive research with a detailed case study.
Ventajas de los métodos empíricos
Understand and respond more adequately to the dynamics of situations.
Provide respect for contextual differences.
Help build on what is really known.
Offer the opportunity to meet professional research standards
The theory of knowledge management.
Knowledge management is a discipline whose purpose is to improve the performance of individuals and organizations; as well as maintain and take advantage of the present and future value of knowledge assets. It can also be considered as an integration of numerous efforts and fields of study.
The human point of view. Tacit and explicit knowledge
We include within this typology all knowledge that can be structured, stored and distributed.
Knowledge that is part of our mental model, the result of our personal experience and involves intangible factors such as beliefs, values, points of view, intuition, etc.
The organizational point of view. Knowledge of the individual, the group, the organization and between organizations.
It is a field of study in which the impact that individuals, groups and structures have on behavior within organizations is investigated, in order to apply this knowledge to improve the effectiveness of such organizations.
The creation of knowledge and innovation
Managing knowledge consists in formalizing the processes, policies and tools oriented to the management and development of the intellectual assets of the organization, with the aim of transforming the accumulated knowledge into tangible value and benefits for the organization.
Innovation management means being able to identify these ideas, make them flow, transfer and develop until they become new products, new processes, new services.