Abstract: The immense stock of information and knowledge available in the twenty-first century imposed the need for designing a new kind of profession or modifying existing ones, especially the librarian profession, and educate professionals in collecting and disseminating the aforementioned. If the creation of new knowledge is to be understood in terms of Ikujiro
Abstract: Many organizations world over are embracing knowledge management systems for survival and to retain profitability. This trend is visible in the technology intensive businesses like biotechnology, computers and telecommunications and also in professions like legal, accountancy and management consultancy. A new breed of managers called “Knowledge Manager” has emerged to put the new
Abstract: Knowledge and Knowledge Management have emerged as a current ‘hot issue’ for many organizations. This paper starts by exploring the definition of knowledge and knowledge management. It then considers the partnership for knowledge management, and especially how librarians as knowledge professionals, users, and technology experts can contribute to effective knowledge management. It is
Abstract: The knowledge strategist is critical to successful knowledge sharing in the organization. The organization’s effectiveness begins with an enterprise-wide knowledge culture, built on a knowledge strategy supported by successful KD/KS/KU, the operational result of the knowledge services strategic framework. The knowledge strategy matches the company’s management strategy, and to achieve KD/KS/KU success and ensure
Abstract: Last year I pleaded with ALM to change the name of their annual Library survey since they had been predicting the end of Library’s for about 14 years. It was time to stipulate that print collections are shrinking and move on to exploring the dynamic organizations which have emerged in their place.