Organizational Learning & Knowledge Management LO23960

From: Winfried Dressler (
Date: 02/11/00

Replying to LO23931 --

At de Lange wrote:

>It makes me think -- can we afford the "advanced depletion" of
>our tacit knowledge when emerging to formal knowledge?
>Will we not lose ourselves?

It reminds me of Dori Digenti in LO23912 - just a few mails ago:

>we in the West are very hung up on making the tacit explicit.
>and on 'not lose ourselves' in the end:

>In short, what I'm saying is that it may be worthwhile to look
>at why we focus so much on the tacit-to-explicit dimension.
>I feel that we won't get to the depths of organizational learning
>unless we develop these relationship-based learning structures.

I am wondering whether someone noted the synchronicity.

With this I made something explicit, which was on the tacit background of
the list. I shouldn't have done it, should I?

Liebe Gruesse,



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