Knowledge resources

Knowledge resources
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We can distinguish two categories of knowledge resources: explicit and hidden.

Explicit resources[edit]

An example of explicit (tangible, explicit) knowledge resources can be:

  • company documentation,
  • organizational and administrative procedures,
  • information about the market and competition,
  • business history (sales, production, finance),
  • patents and results of research and development works,
  • analyzes, reports and statements, etc.


Hidden resources[edit]

The hidden (intangible, tacit) knowledge resources include:

  • skills, experience,
  • individual human knowledge,
  • knowledge employees on organizational processes,
  • Employees' knowledge on the implementation of projects and cooperation of project groups,
  • information about the company, competition, market, etc., not fixed in material form.