Why people don't share what they know. The ideas for blog-based communities now being advanced by Jonathan Briggs reminded me of an interesting table of different knowledge behaviours posted by Mopsos. It charts Knowledge Web, Knowledge Ladder, Knowledge Torch, and Knowledge Fortress against definitions, examples and recommended… [Designing for Civil Society]
it should be clear why, in general terms, people don't do this, and why they don't share knowledge generally. if your most significant point of capital leverage is knowledge of some sort, then if you share it…. you lessen your relative value. this is a problem in higher education right now.