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KNOWLEDGE. Information as to a fact.
     2. Many acts are perfectly innocent when the party performing them is not aware of certain circumstances attending them for example, a man may pass a counterfeit note and be guiltless, if he did not know it was so he may receive stolen goods if he were not aware of the fact that they were stolen. In these and the like cases it is the guilty knowledge which makes the crime. See, as to the manner of proving guilty knowledge, Arch. Cr. Pl. 110, 111. Vide Animal. Dog; Evidence ignorance; Scienter.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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This is why there is a strong incentive to engage in 'extended occupational learning' and the accumulation of tacit skills beyond the pursuit of formal knowledge.
It reinforces the domination of formal knowledge over tacit skills and generates a hierarchical pattern of work organization.
Those firms that are intent on learning and absorbing the tacit skills and knowledge base of another firm must immerse themselves in an "apprenticeship-like" relationship with that firm in order to understand the "opaque" quality of the targeted skills.
Identifying and nurturing deeply-embedded tacit skills and dynamic routines becomes integral to building new core competences.
A related and regrettable phenomenon also hinders our readiness to teach tacit skills in academic settings.