Educating Knowledge Managers: A Competence-Based Approach

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Abstract: … In this work, we propose a model of individual knowledge management competence to support the education of knowledge managers … The model explains Knowledge Management competence as specific combinations of presumed Knowledge Management-related activities and the individual capabilities required to perform them. … The proposed model suggests not a single definition of Knowledge Management competence, but multiple profiles based distinct understandings of what comprises Knowledge Management.

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Leadership in an Information Society

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Abstract: After surveying the evolution of the leader’s role as a generalist, Cleveland discusses how information has replaced material things as the major resource that must be managed, and he goes on to discuss how attempting to manage information using techniques developed to manage things will cause trouble for leaders. He considers some of the social changes that will be necessary for a successful transition to leadership in an information-dominated […]

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Leadership in the Knowledge Economy

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» In memory of KM poineer Debra M. Amidon «
Abstract: Leadership is a key influence on the conduct and outcomes of knowledge management in organizations and economies. This chapter advances and describes seven essential aspects of effective knowledge leadership: context, competence, culture, communities, conversation, communication, and coaching. It argues for the importance of leadership in measuring the results of knowledge initiatives. The chapter closes with a knowledge leadership litmus test.
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Certified Knowledge Manager Program prepares for Knowledge Management Leadership

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Abstract: To compete well in the emerging economy, it is imperative that firms improve the effectiveness of their knowledge processes. Knowledge management, the chief knowledge officer, and the certified knowledge manager are the tools with which to improve these processes.
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John M. Leitch and Philip W. Rosen: Knowledge Management, CKO and CKM: The Keys to Competitive Advantage. The Manchester Review, 62 (2&3), 2001: 9–13.
Copyright © Manchester, Inc. […]

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Knowledge Management Certification: Valuable Credential or Snake Oil?

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Abstract: You can get certified for just about everything these days, and knowledge management (KM) is no exception. A group called the Knowledge Management Certification Board (KMCB) has developed guidelines for certification as a CKM (Certified Knowledge Manager) or CKEE (Certified Knowledge Environmental Engineer). And NOCA (National Commission for Certifying Agencies), which accredits certifying boards for nurse practitioners, financial planners, dietitians and opticians, among others, is considering accrediting KMCB, too. […]

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The Knowledge Manager as Supply Chain Manager for Knowledge

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Abstract: If Knowledge Management is like a supply chain for knowledge, then the Knowledge Manager is the Supply Chain manager.
I have blogged many times about the analogy between Knowledge Management and a supply chain for knowledge, and am presenting this idea later today in KMUK. A corrolory of this idea is that the Knowledge Manager then takes the role of the Supply Chain manager for knowledge. The knowledge […]

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Knowledge Managers in Supply Chain Management

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Abstract: This research addresses some emergent contradictions between theory and practice in recognizing Supply Chain (SC) manager’s position, role, and responsibilities. The analysis of numerous pieces of secondary information contained in a number of empirical studies reveals that the SC manager seldom drives SCs. Although all the analyzed articles address SC management issues, SC managers rarely provide the required information during the data collection phase. If the theory broadly recognizes […]

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Teaching Knowledge Management Systems in Architecture

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Abstract: The teaching of artificial intelligence techniques in architecture has generally adopted a computer science oriented approach. However, most of these teaching experiment have failed to raise enthusiasm on the students or long term interest in the subject. It is argued in this paper that the main cause for this failure is due to the approach adopted. A different approach, that is, an domain oriented one will then be described […]

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