During the years, a new economy has found its way to place as a driving force in the business world. This economy has transformed the fundamental rules of business making knowledge and innovation as the main source of wealth for regions, nations, enterprises, and people.

The book, Knowledge Asset Management: Beyond the Process-centred and Product-centred Approaches provides great insight into the new economy and how the economic value has focused on incorporating knowledge into services and products. This new economy is changing the role and structure of the global business bringing knowledge and innovation at its core. According to this book, the winning enterprises are those who grab the benefits and opportunities of information and communication technology and lay over their knowledge base. Knowledge management is the core of the competitiveness strategy supported by applied research in areas combining technological innovation with new work practices and advanced business and work models.