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Whitepaper: Sharing Knowledge Through Mentoring

by International Society for Performance ImprovementJan 13, 2012

Some knowledge can be put on paper, formulated in sentences, or captured in drawings. An architect, for example, conveys his or her knowledge through drawings and specifications, making that knowledge explicit in visible ways. Other kinds of knowledge are tied to the senses, skills in bodily movement, individual perception, physical experiences, and intuition. Such tacit knowledge is often very difficult to describe to others. Performing a sommersault, for instance, demands knowledge that cannot