Knowledge Management Curriculum and Research at George Washington University

Abstract:Knowledge Management Curriculum: The curriculum proposed was based on the four pillars, each having its own course, bordered with introductory and capstone courses (Figure 1-5). The curriculum was based on a simple definition for KM and emphasized KM’s management/operational aspects: leveraging relevant knowledge assets to improve organization performance, with emphasis on improving efficiency, effectiveness, and innovation. If KM did not deliver, then we needed to discover why, and fix it…
Knowledge Management: Research Map: The rest is history—many came. We were signing up classes in numbers of 20 and 30 each semester. These people were mostly working professionals, who brought a high degree of interaction with the faculty, as well as much needed feedback for course improvements. Other universities now have KM as a degree-granting program; there is even a consortium of KM doctoral candidates in Canada…

Michael A. Stankosky: Advances in Knowledge Management: University Research Toward an Academic Discipline In Stankosky, M. A. (Ed.): Creating the Discipline of Knowledge Management. The Latest in University Research. Elsevier, 2005, pp. 6-13

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