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To increased trust of the organizational personnel upon one another, increased commitment of the workers to the organization, improved performance, and shared expertise (Ferrell and Herb, 2012).Use of modern technology is also a means of facilitating effective interaction and communication between different organizations and between the organisation and the broader community members. For instance, by using the internet to advertise for a job opportunity, the organisation transforms their recruitment process from mechanistic process to organismic process. Using the internet to look for an employment opportunity also transforms individual academic and professional qualification from production-oriented qualification to knowledge- centred experiences. Many organizations have improved their recruitment strategies by adopting the right forms of technology. For example, the Portland State University has adopted a new application to bring improvement in the process of admissions, hiring and retention. The Talisma Constituent Relationship Management (CRM) software has been licensed by the Oregon institution. “We decided to invest in a CRM solution to improve our admissions program and retention efforts, moving us closer to a more unified, Internet-based approach to student services and record keeping online” (Balzer cited in Schaffhauser, 2010).Organization’s managers and overseers are using modern information technology and knowledge management technology to bridge epistemic gap in their organizations by developing virtual spaces for collaborative learning. Collaborative learning results in the establishment of autonomous work groups as well as adoption of social cooperation, self-control and common values. Moreover, a good number of modern managers use knowledge management technology, information technology and e learning to facilitate social interaction both within the organization and between different organizations. Numerous organizations use information technology both in primary groups’ level and in organization level to link modern technology with human systems. For instance, a good number of organizations use e-learning technology to help community members to facilitate non-structured and structured interactions and training in their organizations. Modern entities, especially higher learning institutions use both e learning and online learning in their training process. As applied in contemporary organizations, e learning connects people

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