Knowledge Managment
Cod: 61050
Department: DCSG
Scientific area: Management
Total working hours: 160
Total contact time: 15

This unit aims at building the groundwork for knowledge management in organizations, going beyond the information systems. A critical approach will be adopted to build the notions of knowledge, economy, knowledge management, knowledge society and the economy of innovation and organizational change. This will help the construction of the various elements integrating the knowledge management function within organizations. We will study the three generations of knowledge management, from information to knowledge, creativity and learning, knowledge management tools, human dimension and complexity of knowledge management.  Some case studies will be developed and extended in learning activities.

Economics of Knowledge
Knowledge management
Knowledge creation
Knowledge transfer

Skills are the basis for understanding the functioning of the international economy and business in a global perspective as the functions and critical dimensions of management in the internationalization of organizations. The student should better understand what is meant by organizational culture, international contracts, negotiations and diversity of organizational and cultural contexts. The student will be able to issue diagnoses and carry out an informed analysis of the challenges and opportunities of internationalization of a company and what are the differences between internationalization processes and globalization.

1. Fundamentals of knowledge management
2. Knowledge management and organizational change
3. Knowledge transfer
4.Knowledge management - An application case
5. Knowledge management topics
6.Organizational theory and knowledge management


Mandatory Reading

António Eduardo Martins, Albino Lopes, (2012). Capital Intelectual e Gestão Estratégica de Recursos Humanos, Editora RH.

António Eduardo Martins, & Marc Jacquinet, (2018). Gestão do Conhecimento. In Dicionário em Educação e Empreendedorismo. Lisboa: Editora Gradiva

José Moleiro Martins, (2018). Gestão do Conhecimento, Lisboa: Edições Silabo



Continuous assessment is privileged: 2 digital written documents (e-folios) during the semester (40%) and a final digital test, Global e-folio (e-folio G) at the end of the semester (60%). In due time, students can alternatively choose to perform one final exam (100%).

Very good computer skills; Computer vocabulary; Word processing; Internet.
Basic texts are written in Portuguese, however students are recommended to be competent in English because complementary readings may be in English.