Purpose: The emergence of “knowledge economies” brings along new lenses to organizational management and behaviour. One of the key concepts at the heart of this new wave is knowledge management (KM). The purpose of this paper is to scrutinize how KM is taught and discussed within the context of business schools around the UK.
Abstract: I received the following query: “I have a total nine years of work experience in knowledge management. I have worked in consulting, IT, and the finance sector in knowledge management, presales and social media. I have worked on several knowledge repositories, user behavior, Web 2.0 technology, search technologies and open
Abstract: “You know when something is more than a passing fad,” notes David Skyrme “academic institutions start planning courses.” Indeed, not only academic institutions, but member organisations and consultancy firms too, including David Skyrme Associates. Indeed, on 11th October this year, the City Information Group are chairing a discussion evening, at the Baltic Exchange,
Abstract: This paper takes a social perspective on the discipline of Knowledge Management (KM) within the processual, conceptual, and contextual dimensions of teaching this subject in a management education setting. We explore how for our students the concept of knowledge is a fascinating one as most of them wonder what is encompassed within ‘knowledge