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Žinių vadyba (MNG169)

Aims of the course

The course presents the impact of the knowledge-based environment on the management process through its fundamental functions of leading and controlling in a new era organization. At the turn of the 21st century, organizations are facing the internet revolution, which imposes on top management new and different conceptual requirements. In the age of the knowledge-based economy, the process of management is undergoing radical changes in all dimensions of basic management functions. Learning organizations build their sustainable competitive advantages on knowledge and intellectual capital, which also represents the only economic source of the modern organization.

The purpose of the course is to:

  • make the student knowledgeable about the principles and concepts related to an overview of knowledge management and the effects of change on the management field;
  • establish the narrative of historical development of knowledge management;
  • make the students knowledgeable about the fundamental functions of knowledge management through case studies approach.

Learning outcomes

  • Introduce students to the core concepts of  knowledge management in practice.
  • Discuss and analyze issues within the area of knowledge management.
  • Assess and analyse dilemmas regarding the distribution of knowledge.
  • Develop a general orientation in knowledge management perspective.
  • Understand knowledge management systems.
  • Apply critical thinking and problem solving skills in learning organizations.
  • Demonstrate knowledge and ability to evaluate and assess the appropriateness of certain knowledge management tools.
  • Understand knowledge management theory in connection with practical examples.
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