Abstract: The study explored the job functions and requirements for knowledge management practitioners through the analysis of job advertisements appearing on 12 major jobsites in South Africa. It aimed to provide vital information that can assist in re-examining knowledge management education in library and information science (LIS) schools in South Africa. A total of
Abstract: In 2008 I ran a global survey on knowledge manager professional development and experience. It found that only 29% of knowledge managers had been in their role for more than 4 years, and only 25% were confident of moving on to another KM role. The average “lifespan” among respondents was something like 2.5
Abstract: This paper seeks to establish the state of knowledge of Knowledge Management (KM) among Library and Information Services (LIS) professionals, the extent to which they find positions in the KM sector, the extent to which they practise identifiable KM processes in their work and the adequacy of educational preparation and professional development opportunities.