Abstract: Developing transparency about and insight into a subject or community helps making better decisions. Sun Tzu formulated it slightly differently, but it was, and still is, critical. Learning about the global community of Knowledge Managers usually starts by asking questions. A long list is repelling for respondents, a
Abstract: Although South African organisations are beginning to implement KM more aggressively, there are still a variety of incoherent sectoral knowledge strategies. Therefore, their efforts have little impact on social outcomes. It is a common cause throughout the world that knowledge is an essential prerequisite for sustainable competitive advantage and development, and particularly as
Abstract: Many organizations have started to adopt knowledge management as one of their strategic initiatives that is to create, retain, share and use the valuable knowledge assets to achieve the organisational objectives. Although knowledge management (KM) is mainly adopted by the private sectors, the Knowledge-based Economy Master Plan, which was launched in 2002 by
Abstract: The chapter discuses the need to understand the significance of knowledge-sharing behaviours in emphasizing the selection process of people for importance roles within the organization and the design initiatives implemented to encourage positive behaviours. Henley Knowledge Sharing Behaviours model is used as a useful reference point for many development initiatives. Knowledge sharing is
Abstract: On June 28th, as part of the 2010 ALA Annual Conference, approximately 45 would-be Knowledge Managers had the opportunity to interact with some of the federal government’s leading Knowledge Management (KM) practitioners in an exciting informational/networking event hosted by Amanda Wilson, Director of the Department of Transportation’s National Transportation Library.