Abstract: On June 28th, as part of the 2010 ALA Annual Conference, approximately 45 would-be Knowledge Managers had the opportunity to interact with some of the federal government’s leading Knowledge Management (KM) practitioners in an exciting informational/networking event hosted by Amanda Wilson, Director of the Department of Transportation’s National Transportation Library.
Abstract: The paper discusses competencies for new age information professionals. Emphasis has been on the changes within LIS market during the last 2-3 decades, with a particular emphasis on the new roles LIS professionals have to assume in information and knowledge management positions in the corporate world. Management and functional competencies have also been
Abstract: Purpose – This paper aims to look at the practices of those who are in charge of knowledge management in corporations: the knowledge managers. Design/methodology/approach – Using the activity system model, the study observes the work of four knowledge managers embedded in the same organizational context (the company Lafarge).
Abstract: Not too long ago I swatted the beehive that is the KM CKO position. And, as one might expect when doing so, the stings were numerous and from every direction. If you’re unfamiliar with my initial foray into this discussion, basically it went something like this: if the CKO role is dead, we