Organizing Knowledge: Taxonomies, Knowledge and Organizational Effectiveness by Patrick Lambe
Patrick Lambe published his second major book in 2007, entitled Organising Knowledge: Taxonomies, Knowledge and Organisation Effectiveness - and it’s now available! It explains the role that taxonomies play in organizational life, how they support the objectives of knowledge management, and gives practical guidance on how to set up a taxonomy project.
Taxonomies are often thought to play a niche role within content-oriented knowledge management projects. They are thought to be ‘nice to have’, but not essential. In this groundbreaking book, Patrick Lambe shows how they play an integral role in helping organizations coordinate and communicate effectively. Through a series of case studies, he demonstrates the range of ways in which taxonomies can help organizations to leverage and articulate their knowledge. A step-by-step guide in the book to running a taxonomy project is full of practical advice for knowledge managers and business owners alike.