actKM – Analysing a Public Sector Knowledge Management Community of Practice

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Abstract: ActKM is a Community of Practice for people interested in public sector Knowledge Management. Having begun in 1998, the community now numbers more than 550 members and is nurtured and maintained predominantly, but not exclusively, online. Utilising the Cynefin sense-making framework (Snowden, 2002a), this chapter analyses the ActKM community and provides a practical account of its history, purpose, guiding principles, goals, characteristics and dynamics. The chapter concludes with a […]

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Chief Knowledge Officers Leverage Information

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Abstract: New jobs seek to parlay knowledge assets into real business benefits.
Chief knowledge officer and chief learning officer are the newest titles hitting many IT organizations. While these jobs cover a broad range of activities in areas such as research, training, and information coordination, most people agree their main objective is to bring together and leverage pockets of business and technical knowledge.
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Karen M. Carrillo: Chief Knowledge […]

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Coming Soon: The Chief Knowledge Officer

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Abstract: Some companies are creating room for a chief knowledge officer to manage unstructured information.
Many of the companies I work with are starting to seriously address the issue of information and knowledge management. One major step they are taking is to create the post of chief knowledge officer (CKO) or an equivalent role to manage the processes of capturing, distributing, and effectively using knowledge. Organizations that have adopted this position […]

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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.
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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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