Abstract: The emergence of Knowledge Management (KM) has raised an on-going debate on how it may relate to pre-existing fields and schools of thoughts. The main dispute focuses on whether Library and Information Science (LIS) and KM are distinct fields of specialisation. Whilst one school claims that KM is merely a new name for
Abstract: The three cases in this chapter were selected for illustration and discussion about the key roles and accountabilities of the CKO. All names, dates, places and organizations have been disguised at the request of the authors and/or organizations. Each case is presented from both a practitioner’s and academic’s perspective. Our main content ion
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: The way an organization manages and disseminates its knowledge is key to informed business decision-making, effectiveness and competitive edge. Because knowledge management is not a one-size-fits-all method, you need a framework tailored to your organization and its priorities. The Knowledge Manager’s Handbook takes you step by step through the processes needed to define
Abstract: Purpose – The purpose of this paper is to examine how to successfully blend an e‐learning module into a knowledge management (KM) course aimed at getting KM students interested in the respective subject matter (= KM) in a web‐based learning environment. Design/methodology/approach – Based on data obtained from 138 undergraduate business