Abstract: Knowledge management has emerged as a discipline in the recent past. In spite of its growing popularity, confusion still exists on what the discipline is really about and whether it is actually distinct. This confusion extends to the nature and scope of competencies knowledge management practitioners are expected to have. The lack of
Abstract: In this chapter, the authors explain why it is important to define roles and responsibilities for managing your strategy once it has been developed. The chapter reviews a common range of levels of responsibility. Five key roles are defined to ensure the strategy will be well supported and managed, including business stewards, knowledge
Purpose: The emergence of “knowledge economies” brings along new lenses to organizational management and behaviour. One of the key concepts at the heart of this new wave is knowledge management (KM). The purpose of this paper is to scrutinize how KM is taught and discussed within the context of business schools around the UK.
Abstract: I think any organization looking for a KM Head or a CKO (for the first time) needs to ask itself a few important questions before it spends time and energy on hunting for, interviewing and negotiating with potential candidates. Even if the answer to one of these questions is a ‘No’ or ‘Not
Abstract: Many firms assign a chief knowledge officer to the top executive team for the success of knowledge management, but little attention has been paid to investigate the reasons for the presence of the chief knowledge officers. Therefore, this study seeks to explore the factors that influence the presence of the chief knowledge officers