What are different types of knowledge

Types of knowledge

a. tacit knowledge

The implicit knowledge is compared with the gaseous state of water, as this knowledge arises through individual experiences and is very difficult to record or to write down and give value. It turns out, however, that this is usually very extensive in front of the knowledge and is easier to learn due to the basis of self-acquisition.

b. action-oriented knowledge

Action-oriented knowledge is seen as a liquid state, since this knowledge is also very extensive compared to implicit knowledge and can be "captured" or captured more easily. This is because this knowledge is linked to or describes certain actions. Specific knowledge can be mapped, for example, in the form of process flows or manuals. Action-oriented knowledge, like tacit knowledge, can be learned or consolidated relatively well, since a certain form of application and implementation is still associated with the acquisition of this knowledge.

c. Information knowledge

The informational knowledge is assigned to the solid water, since this knowledge is limited to the sole recording of data. It turns out, however, that this knowledge can be recorded and presented very easily. At the same time, this also facilitates the transfer and transmission. The disadvantage, however, is that learning or retaining the knowledge is more difficult.

2. Knowledge cube

The knowledge cube is another possibility to subdivide the forms of knowledge in an understandable way. It is divided into a three-dimensional system using a cube. One axis divides the cube into internal and external areas, another axis into implicit and explicit areas and a third axis divides into collective and individual areas.
This is to illustrate how diverse and comprehensive knowledge can be.

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