chapter  1
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Why become an expert knowledge manager?

The nature of careers and organizations is changing. Glynn (1996) points out that traditional organizations are low in tolerance for the diversity of people.They typically assume that business is rational, calculable and controllable. Their aim is to


maximize profit and minimize costs. People are seen as a replaceable resource. De Geus shows that this approach is in conflict with the goal of becoming a long-lived organization.