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Reframing records management: towards knowledge governance

Abstract:

Structural changes in the public sphere call for innovative responses from records and knowledge practitioners: knowledge is central to public policy; public governance is a contested issue; and information is now hard to contain. The governance of knowledge is moving to centre stage and opens up the possibility of a new strategic role which is active, intervening, accountable and highly professional, calling for independence and a well-developed ethical sense.

Key words

public sector

governance

professional role

ethics

In a sense, this book has been about the problems of balancing the present with the future. We are used to thinking about this in terms of the big issues ...

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