FLACSO Lecture 1

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FLACSO Lecture 1

  1. 1. FLACSO-MEXICO and FLACSO-ECUADOR KN SEMINAR Welcome, everyone! We Look forward to a great collaboration!
  2. 2. Arthur Harkins John Moravec George Kubik EdPA Innovation Studies University of Minnesota January 2008
  3. 3. Purposes of the Seminar <ul><li>Experience international collaboration </li></ul><ul><li>Learn and apply knowledge creation, distribution, and management </li></ul><ul><li>Learn and apply Leapfrog approaches to knowledge leadership </li></ul><ul><li>Tie knowledge leadership to innovation leadership </li></ul><ul><li>Construct a final project or paper that promotes your own career and interests </li></ul>
  4. 4. The MN Knowledge Model (Art Harkins and George Kubik)
  5. 6. We’ll come back to the model in a moment…
  6. 7. Some Basic Concepts <ul><li>Data </li></ul><ul><li>Information </li></ul><ul><li>Knowledge </li></ul><ul><li>Innovations </li></ul><ul><li>“ Ideas” </li></ul><ul><li>Knowledge workers </li></ul><ul><li>Innovation workers </li></ul><ul><li>“ Wisdom” </li></ul>
  7. 8. Some Basic Concepts <ul><li>Personal knowledge </li></ul><ul><li>Social knowledge </li></ul><ul><li>Tacit/implicit knowledge </li></ul><ul><li>Explicit knowledge </li></ul><ul><li>How information and knowledge connect </li></ul><ul><li>How knowledge and innovation connect </li></ul>
  8. 9. Some Basic Concepts <ul><li>Empirical knowledge </li></ul><ul><li>Virtual knowledge </li></ul><ul><li>Anticipatory knowledge contexts </li></ul><ul><li>Present/past knowledge contexts </li></ul>
  9. 11. Knowledge Engines <ul><li>Traditional – Newtonian/mechanical </li></ul><ul><li>Emergent - self-organizing/autogenic </li></ul><ul><li>Intentional - purposive/teleogenic </li></ul>
  10. 12. Knowledge Products <ul><li>Mode Zero – none </li></ul><ul><li>Mode One – scientific research </li></ul><ul><li>Mode Two – applied research </li></ul><ul><li>Mode Three - personal </li></ul><ul><li>Mode Four - contextual </li></ul><ul><li>Mode Five – software/IA/AI </li></ul><ul><li>Mode Six - chaordic </li></ul>
  11. 14. Knowledge Dynamics <ul><li>Technologies </li></ul><ul><li>“ X” factors </li></ul><ul><li>Ideas and Intentions </li></ul><ul><li>SWOTs </li></ul><ul><li>Outcomes and Products </li></ul>
  12. 15. Critically Important! <ul><li>Contexts </li></ul><ul><li>Trends </li></ul><ul><li>Ideas and Intentions </li></ul><ul><li>Competition </li></ul><ul><li>Accidents/Surprises </li></ul>
  13. 16. Several core questions for our collaborative seminar: <ul><li>Can knowledge be “managed”? </li></ul><ul><li>When are we dealing with knowledge vs. information? </li></ul><ul><li>How important is context in the above two questions? </li></ul>
  14. 18. Thanks!

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