This three-part module explores the subjects of learning and knowledge, their characteristics, their roles in organisations, and in society, their attainment and application, and also their management in an organizational sense. There are strong linkages between ‘learning’ and ‘knowledge’ - the process of learning leads to the acquisition of knowledge; this is why we feel the often-used term ‘knowledge management’ is an acceptable subject heading - organisations seek to manage both the acquisition and the use of knowledge.
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