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Knowledge Management within a Consultancy Firm. A case study of Accenture

Svedberg, Elin and Sjöström, Ellinor (2010)
Department of Business Administration
Abstract
Today’s business environment is constantly evolving and growing, the companies of today constantly have to be on the lookout for new knowledge, it has to be a never ending strive. They have to realize that no company can by themselves create knowledge, it is possible only through interaction with their human capital. Because we live in a knowledge economy, the way companies handle their knowledge resources is exceedingly important. To be able to survive a fierce competitive environment and preserve a sustainable competitive advantage, knowledge management has to be implemented to develop competitiveness. The purpose of the research is to investigate the management of internal knowledge within an organization, more specifically a consulting... (More)
Today’s business environment is constantly evolving and growing, the companies of today constantly have to be on the lookout for new knowledge, it has to be a never ending strive. They have to realize that no company can by themselves create knowledge, it is possible only through interaction with their human capital. Because we live in a knowledge economy, the way companies handle their knowledge resources is exceedingly important. To be able to survive a fierce competitive environment and preserve a sustainable competitive advantage, knowledge management has to be implemented to develop competitiveness. The purpose of the research is to investigate the management of internal knowledge within an organization, more specifically a consulting organization, operating in a knowledge intensive industry. (Less)
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author
Svedberg, Elin and Sjöström, Ellinor
supervisor
organization
year
type
H1 - Master's Degree (One Year)
subject
keywords
Knowledge Management, Knowledge Sharing, Knowledge Transfer, Knowledge Creation, Organizational Learning, Management of enterprises, Företagsledning, management
language
Swedish
id
1779612
date added to LUP
2010-01-10 00:00:00
date last changed
2012-04-02 18:34:37
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  abstract     = {Today’s business environment is constantly evolving and growing, the companies of today constantly have to be on the lookout for new knowledge, it has to be a never ending strive. They have to realize that no company can by themselves create knowledge, it is possible only through interaction with their human capital. Because we live in a knowledge economy, the way companies handle their knowledge resources is exceedingly important. To be able to survive a fierce competitive environment and preserve a sustainable competitive advantage, knowledge management has to be implemented to develop competitiveness. The purpose of the research is to investigate the management of internal knowledge within an organization, more specifically a consulting organization, operating in a knowledge intensive industry.},
  author       = {Svedberg, Elin and Sjöström, Ellinor},
  keyword      = {Knowledge Management,Knowledge Sharing,Knowledge Transfer,Knowledge Creation,Organizational Learning,Management of enterprises,Företagsledning, management},
  language     = {swe},
  note         = {Student Paper},
  title        = {Knowledge Management within a Consultancy Firm. A case study of Accenture},
  year         = {2010},
}