The article analyses management knowledge policies of the firms. In this purpose, the concept of “cognitive work” has been developed to make explicit knowledge process within conception activities. An analysis about “cognitive tools” belonging to these policies is developed too. On this base, management knowledge policies are considered with a double meaning: as an intervention policy on the way of thinking and understanding; as a management policy of “action areas”.
Dieuaide.P, Socio-Économie du Travail n°25 (Économies et Sociétés, tome XXXIX), avril 2005, p.699-723.