Managing Knowledge Security: Strategies for Protecting Your Company's Intellectual Assets (Google eBook)

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Kogan Page Publishers, Jul 3, 2007 - Business & Economics - 224 pages
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Managing Knowledge Security is a comprehensive reference detailing how to secure both the physical and intangible assets owned by a business. Citing international examples such as Hewlett Packard, Microsoft, Google, Boeing and Amazon, the author covers all aspects of knowledge protection from employee retention strategies, to physical security and how to deal with crises. The book stresses the importance of taking measures to retain key assets and to avoid data and knowledge falling into the hands of competitors. It also offers practical strategies based on the author's experience of working in the field. The concluding chapter summarizes the lessons learned.
  

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Contents

1 The basics
1
2 The human stain
27
3 Technology hiccups
55
4 When friends become liabilities
75
5 Guarding the fortress
105
6 From abnormalities to crises
129
7 Securing your intellectual assets
173
Notes
189
References
191
Index
195
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About the author (2007)

Kevin C. Desouza is the director of the Metropolitan Institute and an associate professor at the Center for Public Administration and Policy at Virginia Tech.

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