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The Adventure of Structuring Knowledge During Emergencies: Applying the Concepts “Knowledge Structuring†and “Knowledge Domination†on a Real-Life Work Situation

Carina Beckerman
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Carina Beckerman: Stockholm School of Economics, Sweden

International Journal of Healthcare Delivery Reform Initiatives (IJHDRI), 2011, vol. 3, issue 1, 13-23

Abstract: This paper applies two concepts, ‘knowledge structuring’ and ‘knowledge domination,’ to a real life work situation. The purpose is to explore, analyze and discuss what happens when management interferes into the activities of a knowledge worker in a specific organizational setting by computerizing a key document. Exercising knowledge is delicate and complex. This study makes visible how some parts of performing anesthesia become structured and re-structured when the anesthesia patient record is transformed into a knowledge management system at the same time as someone or something influences how that structuring takes place.

Date: 2011
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