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
Abstract: Recent efforts by CILIP to create a globally accepted Chartered Knowledge Manager accreditation are timely and tap into a latent demand. Last year, I was asked to become a knowledge and information management ambassador for library and information association CILIP, to help inter alia promote CILIP in the wider world.
Abstract: Organizational culture, organizational leadership, and Chief Knowledge Officers (CKOs) each play important roles in overcoming human barriers associated with knowledge creation, transfer and sharing. This paper examines three key components of organizational culture: cooperative involvement, trust and incentives. In addition, the impact of organizational leadership on knowledge management as well as the roles