Therefore, it must be understood that this is a trigger factor for the transmission of information and the agility of the communication and as such, facilitates and supports the management of knowledge, but it is not neither the only nor the most important requirement for this to be generated. Another important aspect in the emergence of the new paradigm is the introduction of a new factor of production: in recent years, knowledge has become a strategic for any type of organization resource, private, State or non-governmental, happened to be an intangible capable of generating value. The society is developing more and more, activities that require a high degree of knowledge. In business, knowledge management creates value and difference products and services with respect to the competition. From the economic point of view, a resource is added to the already defined as land, labour and Capital economic theory, these go to constitute, for some organizations in secondary production factors or happen to be replaced by knowledge. At the macroeconomic level, perceived a greater participation of the intangible capital in the gross domestic product (GDP) of Nations, due to the increase in investment in knowledge development, i.e. training and research activities and human capital. According to the Organization for the economic cooperation and development (OECD), its member countries have increased investment in intangible capital.

Paul and Dominique, (2002), argue that taking into account the simple but little representative indicators of investment in research and development, public education and programs for computer, notes that annual investment rates have risen significantly since the Decade of the eighties (at an annual average rate of 3% in the OECD countries). In addition, is estimated to be in the majority of countries that are members of this organization, more than 50% of GDP its origin in technology based companies. Stimulus to learning: the flexibility of organizations to allow its members to learn from my own experience and reflect on what has been done has dramatically increased the number of innovations and has stimulated the capacity to adapt to change.