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Information Manager/Librarian to Knowledge Manager

Books, Proceedings, etc. | Knowledge Management education & training worldwide

Abstract: Many organizations world over are embracing knowledge management systems for survival and to retain profitability. This trend is visible in the technology intensive businesses like biotechnology, computers and telecommunications and also in professions like legal, accountancy and management consultancy. A new breed of managers called “Knowledge Manager” has emerged to put the new

Power-influence for the Knowledge Leader

Abstract: Knowledge management (KM) has been found to be a critical success factor for organizational performance. However, most organizations are found to be purely focused on the technological perspectives of KM initiatives at the expense of people perspective. They fail to realize that the success of any KM system relies upon the acceptance and

Roles of librarians as knowledge professionals

Books, Proceedings, etc. | Knowledge Management education & training worldwide

Abstract: Knowledge and Knowledge Management have emerged as a current ‘hot issue’ for many organizations. This paper starts by exploring the definition of knowledge and knowledge management. It then considers the partnership for knowledge management, and especially how librarians as knowledge professionals, users, and technology experts can contribute to effective knowledge management. It is

A framework towards the development of a comprehensive Knowledge Management degree program

Books, Proceedings, etc. | Knowledge Management education & training worldwide

Abstract: Knowledge management (KM) is experiencing significant growth, and a good indication of its vitality is the existence of graduate degree programs being offered worldwide. Those programs, though, do not seem to properly cover all the diverse perspectives that contribute to the discipline. This paper takes a first step in the development of comprehensive