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The road to the ‘knowledge society’

The road to the ‘knowledge society’ Advocates that today's managers have to turn inventions and new ideas into profitable product streams, e.g. they have to innovate. Delves into the beginnings of knowledge — carrying it through the early technology revolution in continental Europe in the 1970s, on to the Industrial Revolution which took place in Britain in the late 1700s to early 1800s, and on to the productivity revolution, with F W Taylor at the forefront, and finally the management revolution from the 1950s onwards. Argues that today management means supplying knowledge to find out how existing knowledge can best be applied to produce results. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png The Antidote Emerald Publishing

The road to the ‘knowledge society’

The Antidote , Volume 2 (2): 2 – Apr 1, 1997

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Publisher
Emerald Publishing
Copyright
Copyright © 1997 MCB UP Ltd. All rights reserved.
ISSN
1363-8483
DOI
10.1108/EUM0000000006332
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Abstract

Advocates that today's managers have to turn inventions and new ideas into profitable product streams, e.g. they have to innovate. Delves into the beginnings of knowledge — carrying it through the early technology revolution in continental Europe in the 1970s, on to the Industrial Revolution which took place in Britain in the late 1700s to early 1800s, and on to the productivity revolution, with F W Taylor at the forefront, and finally the management revolution from the 1950s onwards. Argues that today management means supplying knowledge to find out how existing knowledge can best be applied to produce results.

Journal

The AntidoteEmerald Publishing

Published: Apr 1, 1997

Keywords: Information resources management; Management theory; Profit

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