KNOWLEDGE MANAGEMENT ARTICLE
ACQUISITION, REUSE AND SHARING OF KNOWLEDGE IN PROPERTY MANAGEMENT FIRMS
1. The three types of knowledge composed in human capital are:
TACIT KNOWLEDGE IMPLICIT KNOWLEDEGE EXPLICIT KNOWLEDGE
The three Knowledge Composed in Human Capital
“Human Capital” is the knowledge skills and experiences that an individual employee possessed. It comprises of tacit, implicit and explicit Knowledge.
The differences between the three types of knowledge are:
Tacit knowledge is the knowledge that is difficult to transfer to another person by means of writing it down or verbalizing it. The knowledge that is in people’s head, their experience i.e it is difficult to extract from the heads of individuals. In infect, this approach to knowledge management assumes, often implicitly that the organization will largely consist of tacit knowledge remains in heads of individual in the organization. Tacit knowledge is found in: the minds of human stakeholders. It includes cultural beliefs, values, attitudes, mental models, skills, capability and expertise.
Implicit knowledge is a knowledge kept in a person’s mind without necessarily expressed in words and it’s often acted on instinctively. Implicit knowledge define as simply as knowledge that is not explicit. Implicit means something that is implied, subtly hinted at or intuitively understood without ever being fully addressed or revealed. Explicit means something that is fully revealed in extensive detail, leaving nothing to the imagination. No guesswork is needed when you are dealing with something explicit. Therefore implicit versus explicit is basically pitting two opposites against each other."
Explicit knowledge on the other hand, is what is documented or codifies and can be transferred easily to others. The processes, procedures, journals, manuals, drawings or any such artifacts...