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Stephen Mansfield, the acclaimed manhattan instances best-selling writer, has highlighted the becoming approval for Mormonism—a trust approach with cultic roots—and the consequences of its severe upward push. Mormons are getting into the highlight in popular culture, politics, activities, and leisure through presidential applicants like Romney and Huntsman, media character Glenn Beck, mega-bestselling Twilight writer Stephanie Meyer, and The publication of Mormon, the most well liked express on Broadway. Mormonism was a renegade cult at conflict with the U.S. military within the 1800s, however it has now emerged as not just the fastest-growing faith, yet as a high-impact mainstream cultural effect.

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It is sometimes very difficult to change old economy thinking to new economy thinking and to implement new ideas into old environments, where people have very fixed ideas of how things have worked in the past and how things should work because that is the way they have always worked. An organisation therefore needs an innovative leadership team to implement and promote the concept of knowledge management to ensure that the concept obtains the level of buy-in required from staff to ensure a successful implementation.

This is true for both electronic knowledge and information as well as paper based knowledge and information. Organisations that are security conscious will ensure that their computer networks have security features built into their knowledge sharing systems and cannot be accessed by unauthorised persons. They will ensure that regular backups are made. They will also ensure that important documentation is not lying unguarded around the office where it is easily accessible.

Some organisations do encourage such face to face contact by creating spaces in the work environment where people can meet informally during the working day to share knowledge, such as coffee areas and chill-out (relaxation) rooms. These facilities facilitate and foster discussions about work and other subjects and are found useful by employees to share knowledge informally in a tacit format, without any formalisation. It creates an innovative environment where knowledge can be shared freely. An individual focus with respect to ownership of knowledge prevails Most organisations own the intellectual capital of the work that is done in the organisation.

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