Data that has been organized for meaning in some context.
A term that describes the
current focus of the global economy toward the application and manipulation of
information as opposed to a focus on the production
of physical goods (industrial age).
Discipline utilizing computer-based systems to acquire, store, process transmit and retrieve information.
application of information, imagination and initiative for the creation, development and implementation
new or improved products, processes or services of value to organizations and their customers.
keen observation, perception or understanding.
An activity that imparts knowledge or skill.
Pertaining to the
capacity for knowledge, understanding, rational
thought or inference.
Intellectual Capital The knowledge assets possessed by an organization which it can use to competitive advantage. These include tangible intellectual property assets such
as proprietary reports, libraries, patents, copyrights, licenses as well as intangible assets represented by the knowledge employees have about processes, products, customers and competitors which are often referred
to as human capital.
Intellectual Property An organization's legal rights to ideas, designs and inventions
such as patents, copyrights, trademarks and proprietary processes.
A training technique in which an individual, often a student, works (usually with little or no pay)
under the supervision of a skilled practitioner to gain experience in a specific field.
Intervention Any planned developmental action by a change agent.
Motivation Motivation arising from an individual's unobservable internal
desires for the satisfaction and fulfillment of specific needs (see needs theory). Also known as personal or intrinsic motivation.