tacit knowledge


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tacit knowledge

any knowledge which the SOCIAL ACTOR possesses but may not be able to articulate, which enables him or her to perform competently within a general or specific social context.
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2-- From tacit knowledge to explicit knowledge or externalization: It is a process converts tacit knowledge to explicit concepts and indicates like metaphors, the similarities of content, hypothesis and models.
HCDA contributes to the informal and formal status of knowledge dissemination that feeds both the absorption of explicit and tacit knowledge among individuals and the organization as a whole.
Tacit knowledge is regarded as the dimension of knowledge that is difficult to express in words and includes aspects such as personal experiences, which are rooted in individual actions and informed by ideals, values, subjective insight, intuitions and hunches (experiential knowledge).
From the logistics point of view the most efficient technologies for managing tacit knowledge are synchronous technologies of communication and education.
Making tacit knowledge flow requires person-to-person interactions, communities of practice, Army professional forums, and collaborative sessions.
In this domain of tacit knowledge the holder has to determine at which point they part with their internalized tacit knowledge for the purposes of the organization and what long-term effects can be expected through loss of control of this knowledge.
Based on the classification by Nonaka and Takeuchi (1995) and Polanyi (1996), I constructed the measures of explicit and tacit knowledge.
Tacit knowledge is more often captured by softer systems.
Rebernik and Sirec (2007) state that tacit knowledge allows people to work at the higher levels than explicit knowledge and as a result the top management needs to support the sharing of tacit knowledge throughout the company which takes place with the use of mechanisms such as apprenticeship, direct interaction, networking and action learning --face-to-face social interaction and practical experiences.
Transfer of tacit knowledge is also affected by the fact that it is people who do the transfer.
Tacit knowledge cannot be coded and it is near impossible to be included in a document or database, because these are inside persons.