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Seven Cross-cultural knowledge absorption abilities

Abstract: Purpose – To describe the competencies necessary for managers to effectively engage in cross-cultural knowledge absorption. Design/methodology/approach – A comprehensive literature review of knowledge management and cross-cultural competency research which identifies seven thematic competencies for knowledge absorption. Findings – The study identifies and provides examples of seven cross-cultural knowledge

Start Knowledge Management Education & Training in Primary School!

Abstract: The paper identifies KM competencies by examining the unrecognized indications that KM concepts independently exist in educational systems. It suggests introducing KM education and training in primary, secondary, and vocational schools and a shift to specifying educational objectives based on competencies rather than subject. Qualitative approaches were used to identify omissions and needed clarifications

Knowledge Management goes to school

Abstract: Today’s graduates are being trained to evaluate business needs and find the best KM technology to help their employers reach their goals. As the next wave of college graduates hits the job market, there will be a select group who have been trained in knowledge management systems. These graduates will

New Rationale for Chief Knowledge Officers

Abstract: Purpose: This paper aims to clarify the need for Chief Knowledge Officers (CKOs) and explain how some recent views on competencies for educational guidelines, a Knowledge Management (KM) competency model and expansion of practice management concepts make the need for CKOs clearer. Design/methodology/approach: This viewpoint was developed in response to recent publications