knowledge worker


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knowledge worker

n
(Professions) a person employed to produce or analyse ideas and information
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We will have to redefine the purpose of the employing organization and of its management, to satisfy both the legal owners, such as shareholder, and the owners of the human capital that gives the organization its wealth-producing power, that is, the knowledge workers. For increasingly the ability of organization to survive will come to depend on their "comparative advantages" in making the knowledge worker productive.
In 1959, Peter Drucker coined the term, knowledge worker, to describe those whose job it is to work with intangible resources.
The combination will deepen the existing technology partnership and rich integration, to deliver a collaborative and dynamic environment to support the modern knowledge worker.
NetDocuments said the combination will deepen the existing technology partnership and rich integration, to deliver a collaborative and dynamic environment to support the modern knowledge worker.
This game problem of CWB supervision is a 2 x 2 asymmetrical game between enterprise and knowledge worker. The strategy set of enterprise is {supervise, not supervise} and the strategy set of knowledge worker is {choose, not choose}.
The decline started with the rise of the knowledge worker era when it was believed employees could manage their time well, which they don't.
The OpenText Extender for SAP Solutions integrates the ECM with the SAP Business Suite to allow the knowledge worker to "access the right information at the right time in the right place." The right place in this case means while working within SAP.
(1999), "Knowledge Worker Productivity: The Biggest Challenge", California Management Review, 41(2), 79-94.
The fact that the decision rights for these tasks lie within the realm of the historically autonomous knowledge worker makes standardization all the more challenging and threatening.
To recall and identify the information relevant to a particular task, a knowledge worker must currently rely on his or her semantic memory (Snowden 1996).
We have come a long way since the term 'Knowledge Worker' was first introduced in the late 1950s by the management consultant Peter Drucker whose writings contributed to the philosophical and practical foundations of the modern business corporation.
While these applications have been heavily customized to work together, they are often not optimized to the needs of the back office knowledge worker. As a result, these individuals struggle with having to navigate a complex maze of screens and applications to perform even the simplest of tasks.
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