The Knowledge Notebook by Laurence Prusak
The Knowledge Notebook: The Burden of Knowledge

By Laurence Prusak Who was the last person who knew everything? That’s right, there was a time when this was a legitimate question for pundits in Europe and the early American republic.

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The Knowledge Notebook: The Meaning of Meaning

By Laurence Prusak A while ago I asked a number of colleagues, clients, and friends the following question: “If the word ‘knowledge’ were somehow banned from the English language, what existing word could take its place?”

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The Knowledge Notebook by Laurence Prusak
The Knowledge Notebook: The Limits of Knowledge

By Laurence Prusak Have you thought about why some individuals, institutions, agencies, and even countries seem to exhibit a persistent pattern of bad judgment?

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The Knowledge Notebook by Laurence Prusak
The Knowledge Notebook: What’s Right About Being Wrong

By Laurence Prusak   A number of years ago I was asked by some clients to come up with a rapid-fire indicator to determine whether a specific organization was really a “learning organization.”

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The Knowledge Notebook by Laurence Prusak
The Knowledge Notebook: Believing in Science and Progress

By Laurence Prusak One of the great questions in history is why the Industrial Revolution that started in the eighteenth century and went on to radically change almost every aspect of the way people live developed in the West, and especially the northwest corner of Europe.

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The Knowledge Notebook: On Not Going It Alone: No Organization Is an Island

By Laurence Prusak   One of my father’s heroes—and he didn’t have many—was Albert Einstein. He often regaled me with stories of the great physicist.

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The Knowledge Notebook — How Organizations Learn Anything

By Laurence Prusak During the late 1930s, several researchers working on the West Coast noticed something interesting occurring during the manufacturing of aircraft bodies.

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The Knowledge Notebook — Slow Learning

By Laurence Prusak If you have traveled in France or Italy recently, you have probably become aware of the “slow food” phenomenon.

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