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: Most of the studies in knowledge management (KM) argue for leadership as a vital success factor for any initiative. Top management leadership enables the effective promotion of knowledge sharing by creating an appropriate organisational culture, and making arrangements for corresponding policies and procedures across the organisation to facilitate management of knowledge resources and
Abstract: Understand and build the skills and abilities, behaviours, and techniques needed to drive KM success. Effective knowledge management demands equally effective leaders. Yet, what exactly is an effective knowledge leader? What are the attributes and skills needed? What are the challenges that knowledge leaders face and, importantly,