chapter  8
33 Pages

People-Focused Knowledge Management Expectations

The global economy’s reliance on personal knowledge and structural IC has flattened the global playing field. In the aggregate, new generation KM — including national educational systems and efforts — will potentially provide worldwide exchange of intellectual capital and the ability to operate enterprises anywhere at globally competitive levels. Workers everywhere will accordingly be able to achieve livelihoods that in the past only workers in industrialized and developed nations could realize. It will also be possible to reduce the gaps between rich and poor nations and individuals within nations.