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Leadership driving knowledge management behaviours

Abstract: Leaders exert a considerable influence on their organisations’ knowledge management characteristics. Leaders’ behaviour can determine the extent to which knowledge is sought for, learned, retained and shared. Positive leadership practices reinforce good knowledge management; negative leadership practices undermine it. Research by Henley’s Knowledge Management Forum has drawn on 12 positive leadership practices

Effective knowledge activists

Abstract: In organisations where knowledge management is fundamental to business success, ‘knowledge activists’ play an important part in underpinning that success. Recent research highlights nine key characteristics, skills and behaviour traits of effective knowledge activists, showing how best to recruit and develop such people. By exploiting these insights, organisations can further leverage the

US Army Knowledge Management Officer Necessary?

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

Abstract: The project examined the necessity, and value in assigning knowledge management officers to Army tactical units. Ancillary, supporting research, focused on decision-making, battle command and Army knowledge management. A qualitative methodology, with quantitative aspects was used to analyze, combine and reconcile data obtained through interviews. There were three sample groups with the senior

“Knowledge Management” Track @ Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS)

Abstract: This paper presents an overview and history of the knowledge management (KM) research community at the Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS). This community began as a minitrack in HICSS-27 and has since evolved into full track status with the name Knowledge, Innovation, and Entrepreneurial Systems for HICSS-50. The purpose of this

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