Author(s): Guzel Isaevna Gumerova, Elmira Shamilevna Shaimieva, Ljudmila Borisovna Shabanova
The study has three research objectives: 1) Definition of the role of implicit knowledge in the knowledge system of a high-tech enterprise. 2) Determination of methods of protection of implicit knowledge in a high-tech enterprise. 3) Formation of requirements to professional competencies of the head of high-tech enterprises in the field of implicit knowledge management. The analysis of theoretical sources is carried out in five significant areas of research: the result is a characteristic of explicit and implicit knowledge with their differentiation on eight grounds. The case study was conducted at a Russian high-tech enterprise with the development of tools for managing implicit knowledge. The result is the formation of requirements for professional competence of the head of a high-tech enterprise in the field of management of implicit knowledge as a part of the concept of leadership.