TACIT KNOWLEDGE TRANSFER - THE IMPERATIVES AND PRACTICES

Citation:
O DROGARAWILLIAM. "TACIT KNOWLEDGE TRANSFER - THE IMPERATIVES AND PRACTICES.". In: Journal. Journal of the Association of Professional Societies in East Africa; Submitted.

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Wycliffe Omanya, Development Communication
Consultant womanya@gmail.com
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Dr. William O. Ogara, College of Agriculture and Veterinary Sciences, University of Nairobi wogara@uonbi.ac.ke

Abstract:
 
This paper seeks to explore tacit knowledge in the light of knowledge transfer. Specifically it looks at the technique of mentoring as a process through which this highly personalized knowledge can be replicated in any organisation. It also introduces knowledge acquisition process as innate and broadly presents various existing models of tacit knowledge transfer. In addition, it explores the significance of mentoring to all key actors in the process of knowledge transfer while also providing some case scenarios in which this strategy has been successfully used to ensure competitive advantage based on developed long standing knowledge.
 
Key words:
Knowledge management, Tacit Knowledge, explicit knowledge, knowledge transfer, mentoring, transfer models.

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