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Cyber Ba

It is a place of interaction in a virtual world instead of real space and time. It represents the combination phase.

Here, the combiningg of new explicit knowledge with existing information and knowledge generates and systematises explicit knowledge throughout the organisation. The combination of explicit knowledge is most efficiently supported in collaborative environments utilising information technology. The use of online networks, group-ware, documentation and database has been growing rapidly over the last decade, enhancing this conversion process.





Ikujiro Nonaka, Noboru Konno, The concept of "Ba’: Building foundation for Knowledge Creation. California Management Review Vol 40, No.3 Spring 1998.


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