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Leadership driving knowledge management behaviours

Abstract: Leaders exert a considerable influence on their organisations’ knowledge management characteristics. Leaders’ behaviour can determine the extent to which knowledge is sought for, learned, retained and shared. Positive leadership practices reinforce good knowledge management; negative leadership practices undermine it. Research by Henley’s Knowledge Management Forum has drawn on 12 positive leadership practices

Effective knowledge activists

Abstract: In organisations where knowledge management is fundamental to business success, ‘knowledge activists’ play an important part in underpinning that success. Recent research highlights nine key characteristics, skills and behaviour traits of effective knowledge activists, showing how best to recruit and develop such people. By exploiting these insights, organisations can further leverage the

Developing effective knowledge activists

Books, Proceedings, etc. | Knowledge Management education & training worldwide

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

Routes into Knowledge Management

Abstract: “You know when something is more than a passing fad,” notes David Skyrme “academic institutions start planning courses.” Indeed, not only academic institutions, but member organisations and consultancy firms too, including David Skyrme Associates. Indeed, on 11th October this year, the City Information Group are chairing a discussion evening, at the Baltic Exchange,