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Different types of knowledge

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What is knowledge (Individual, group, organizational, extra-organizational) and how does knowledge acquire value in an organization?

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"Knowledge is a familiarity with someone or something, which can include facts, information, descriptions, or skills acquired through experience or education" (Wikipeida, 2013, para 1).This is a collective grouping of skills and acquired information that an individual possesses due to formal education, personal endeavors, and life experience. It can be implicit or explicit and the acquisition of knowledge involves complex cognitive processes (Wikipedia, 2013). An example of an individual or group knowledge might be having a group of highly experienced technology-based individuals who can bring value to a particular project that is heavy on the technology side.

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A discussion regarding knowledge including individual, group, organizational, and extra-organizational as well as how aquired knowledge is of value within an organization. 367 words, 2 references.

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