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Title: Evaluation of human action: Foucault's power/knowledge corollar. Redesigning Innovative Healthcare Operation and the Role of Knowledge Management
Authors: Wickramasinghe, Nilmini
Editors: Wickramasinghe, Nilmini
Saito, M.
Fuji, M.
Geisler, E.
Keywords: Chair of Health Informatics Management, Epworth HealthCare, Victoria, Australia
Epworth HealthCare, Victoria, Australia
Healthcare Information Systems
Organizational Settings
Knowledge Management Infrastructure
Knowledge Management
Issue Date: 1-Jan-2010
Publisher: Hershey, PA: Medical Information Science Reference
Citation: chapter 8, pp. 106-124
Abstract: The people dynamic is especially significant when trying to understand knowledge management. One aspect of interactions between groups of people is the impact of knowledge, be it a gain or a lack of knowledge. The work of Michael Foucault addresses this in his thesis on power/knowledge. By analyzing traditional theories and introducing Foucault’s power/knowledge ideas, the following provides some insights into the actions and interactions of people within organizational settings.
DOI: 10.4018/978-1-60566-284-8.ch008
ISBN: 9781605662848
Type: Chapter
Affiliated Organisations: Illinois Institute of Technology, USA
Appears in Collections:Health Informatics

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