REHEARSING FOR THE FUTURE - Scenarios as an Enabler and a Product of Organizational Knowledge Creation

Hannu Kivijärvi, Kalle Piirainen, Markku Tuominen


This paper discusses conceptual basis for facilitating knowledge creation through the rehearsal of plausible futures in the scenario process. We discuss the foundations for creating knowledge in an organizational context and propose a concrete context that supports and stimulates the conversion of personal knowledge organizational knowledge and decisions. Based on the discussion and our experiences with the scenario process, we argue that the scenario process facilitates creation of organizational knowledge. We propose that the scenario process acts as a vehicle for exploring and creating organizational knowledge.


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Paper Citation

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Kivijärvi H., Piirainen K. and Tuominen M. (2009). REHEARSING FOR THE FUTURE - Scenarios as an Enabler and a Product of Organizational Knowledge Creation . In Proceedings of the International Conference on Knowledge Management and Information Sharing - Volume 1: KMIS, (IC3K 2009) ISBN 978-989-674-013-9, pages 46-54. DOI: 10.5220/0002297700460054

in Bibtex Style

author={Hannu Kivijärvi and Kalle Piirainen and Markku Tuominen},
title={REHEARSING FOR THE FUTURE - Scenarios as an Enabler and a Product of Organizational Knowledge Creation},
booktitle={Proceedings of the International Conference on Knowledge Management and Information Sharing - Volume 1: KMIS, (IC3K 2009)},

in EndNote Style

JO - Proceedings of the International Conference on Knowledge Management and Information Sharing - Volume 1: KMIS, (IC3K 2009)
TI - REHEARSING FOR THE FUTURE - Scenarios as an Enabler and a Product of Organizational Knowledge Creation
SN - 978-989-674-013-9
AU - Kivijärvi H.
AU - Piirainen K.
AU - Tuominen M.
PY - 2009
SP - 46
EP - 54
DO - 10.5220/0002297700460054