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Successes and Failures of Knowledge Management

Successes and Failures of Knowledge Management
  • Author : Jay Liebowitz
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2016-06-17
  • Total pages :240
  • ISBN : 9780128053379
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Summary : Successes and Failures of Knowledge Management highlights examples from across multiple industries, demonstrating where the practice has been implemented well—and not so well—so others can learn from these cases during their knowledge management journey. Knowledge management deals with how best to leverage knowledge both internally and externally in organizations to improve decision-making and facilitate knowledge capture and sharing. It is a critical part of an organization’s fabric, and can be used to increase innovation, improve organizational internal and external effectiveness, build the institutional memory, and enhance organizational agility. Starting by establishing KM processes, measures, and metrics, the book highlights ways to be successful in knowledge management institutionalization through learning from sample mistakes and successes. Whether an organization is already implementing KM or has been reluctant to do so, the ideas presented will stimulate the application of knowledge management as part of a human capital strategy in any organization. Provides keen insights for knowledge management practitioners and educators Conveys KM lessons learned through both successes and failures Includes straightforward, jargon-free case studies and research developed by the leading KM researchers and practitioners across industries

Diffusion Of Knowledge Management Systems

Diffusion Of Knowledge Management Systems
  • Author : Alexander Kouzmin,Shankar Sankaran
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2005
  • Total pages :106
  • ISBN : 9781845441210
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Summary : This e-book investigates the factors impacting on the diffusion of Knowledge Management Systems (KMS). Although this research is of interest to other disciplines, no attempt has been made to synthesize this material as it relates to KMSs. There is some literature on the factors influencing the adoption and diffusion of various technologies, but there is none on the factors for KMS adoption and diffusion.

Encyclopedia of Knowledge Management, Second Edition

Encyclopedia of Knowledge Management, Second Edition
  • Author : Schwartz, David
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2010-07-31
  • Total pages :1730
  • ISBN : 9781599049328
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Summary : Knowledge Management has evolved into one of the most important streams of management research, affecting organizations of all types at many different levels. The Encyclopedia of Knowledge Management, Second Edition provides a compendium of terms, definitions and explanations of concepts, processes and acronyms addressing the challenges of knowledge management. This two-volume collection covers all aspects of this critical discipline, which range from knowledge identification and representation, to the impact of Knowledge Management Systems on organizational culture, to the significant integration and cost issues being faced by Human Resources, MIS/IT, and production departments.

Knowledge Management Systems

Knowledge Management Systems
  • Author : Ronald Maier
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2007-06-30
  • Total pages :720
  • ISBN : 9783540714088
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Summary : Knowledge management promises concepts and instruments that help organizations support knowledge creation, sharing and application. This book offers a comprehensive account of the many facets, concepts and theories that have influenced knowledge management and integrates them into a framework consisting of strategy, organization, systems and economics guiding the design of successful initiatives. The third edition extends coverage of the two pillars of implementing knowledge management initiatives, organization and systems.

Creating the Discipline of Knowledge Management

Creating the Discipline of Knowledge Management
  • Author : Michael Stankosky
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2005-04-18
  • Total pages :256
  • ISBN : 9781136413551
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Summary : In this book Dr. Michael Stankosky, founder of the first doctoral program in knowledge management, sets out to provide a rationale and solid research basis for establishing Knowledge Management (KM) as an academic discipline. While it is widely known that Knowledge is the driver of our knowledge economy, Knowledge Management does not yet have the legitimacy that only rigorous academic research can provide. This book lays out the argument for KM as a separate academic discipline, with its own body of knowledge (theoretical constructs), guiding principles, and professional society. In creating an academic discipline, there has to be a widely accepted theoretical construct, arrived at by undergoing scholarly scientific investigation and accompanying rigor. This construct becomes the basis for an academic curriculum, and proven methodologies for practice. Thus, the chapters in this book bridge theory and practice, providing guiding principles to those embarking on or evaluating the merits of a KM program. As a methodology itself for undertaking the development of a body of knowledge, a KM Research Map was developed to guide scholars, researchers, and practitioners. This book presents this map, and showcases cutting-edge scholarship already performed in this nascent field by including the dissertation results of eleven KM scholar/practitioners.

Case Studies in Knowledge Management Research for Researchers, Teachers and Students

Case Studies in Knowledge Management Research for Researchers, Teachers and Students
  • Author : Kenneth A. Grant
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2012
  • Total pages :212
  • ISBN : 9781908272263
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Summary : Knowledge management continues to play an important role in management practice, in private and public organisations, in community informatics and in other groups. Once thought of as a fad it is now clear that knowledge management is an important issue which all organisations face and will continue to face for the foreseeable future. As a result the teaching of knowledge management and the research into its development as a field of study is of considerable importance to business schools, professional organisations, public sector bodies as well as to educators. Case studies can provide a contextual perspective on real world experiences in KM. This book contains 11 case studies chosen by Professor Kenneth Grant and it illustrates many of the important issues of which both students and practitioners need to be aware. These case studies should also prove useful as teaching examples. The case studies provided in this book cover subjects such as KM effectiveness gap analysis, the elicitation of intellectual capital performance, the reconfiguration of knowledge management practices and international strategic alliances. Private sector cases include examples from the pharmaceutical industry, manufacturing and consulting, while the public sector cases include the creation of a judicial environment, patient centred treatment in a general hospital and KM in the French Air Force fighter squadrons. The contributors to this book come from Australia, Canada, China, France, Italy, India, Malaysia, Spain, The Netherlands and The Untied Kingdom.

Installing and Managing Workable Knowledge Management Systems

Installing and Managing Workable Knowledge Management Systems
  • Author : Albert Harold Rubenstein,Eliezer Geisler
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2003
  • Total pages :223
  • ISBN : 1567205682
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Summary : Helps managers throughout the organization to design and develop knowledge management systems.

Social Knowledge: Organizational Currencies in the New Knowledge Economy

Social Knowledge: Organizational Currencies in the New Knowledge Economy
  • Author : Kenneth E Russell,Renée La Londe,Fred Walters
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2015-02-27
  • Total pages :229
  • ISBN : 9781618131812
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Summary : It is no longer just about what an individual or company knows; it’s what is being shared that is the new organizational currency. It must be one of the key performance indicators of an organization’s value impact. Have you noticed the landscape of Knowledge Management shifting? The speed at which change is occurring is accelerating so quickly some businesses are being left behind. Technology and the very way we gather and use knowledge is evolving seemingly overnight. “Social Knowledge” describes a new road for knowledge and information sharing across the enterprise. Organizations large and small are discovering new value in the knowledge existing in the expected (formal) and the unexpected (informal) communities created by knowledge workers. This book is for serious thought leaders. It rises above the fray of questionable collaboration implementation plans, clunky project tools, or the “one size fits all” knowledge management solutions. Social Knowledge: Organizational Currencies in the New Knowledge Economy was created to guide you through all of the questions you have around establishing a dynamic Social Knowledge Management (SKM) practice within your organization.

Management of Knowledge in Project Environments

Management of Knowledge in Project Environments
  • Author : Peter Love,Patrick Fong,Zahir Irani
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2006-08-11
  • Total pages :256
  • ISBN : 9781136386107
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Summary : Management of knowledge in project environments is a unique text that brings together contributions from leading academic practitioners, to demonstrate how the management of knowledge can lead to project success in today's complex and changing business environment. The work examines how the management of knowledge, particularly the sharing of knowledge and the importance of learning through reflection, can lead to project success and improved business performance. This book is written by an international contributor team and offers practical applications, models and case studies from a variety of international perspectives.

Knowledge Management and Business Strategies: Theoretical Frameworks and Empirical Research

Knowledge Management and Business Strategies: Theoretical Frameworks and Empirical Research
  • Author : Abou-Zeid, El-Sayed
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2007-11-30
  • Total pages :428
  • ISBN : 9781599044880
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Summary : The growing awareness of the crucial role that knowledge can play in gaining competitive advantage has lead businesses to confront how to build competitive business strategy around a firm's intellectual resources and capabilities, and how to define and guide the processes and infrastructure for managing organizational knowledge. Knowledge Management and Business Strategies: Theoretical Frameworks and Empirical Research provides researchers and practitioners fundamental business and management knowledge by exploring relevant theoretical frameworks and the latest empirical research findings in the area of knowledge and knowledge management strategies and their formulation and alignment with organizations' competitive business strategies.

Knowledge Management in Practice

Knowledge Management in Practice
  • Author : Anthony J. Rhem
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2016-08-19
  • Total pages :375
  • ISBN : 9781315356778
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Summary : "This evidence-based book provides the framework and guidelines that professionals need for working with the contemporary explosion of data that is creating opportunities and challenges to all phases of our society and commerce." –Larry R. Medsker, Research Professor in Physics and Data Science, The George Washington University Knowledge Management in Practice is a resource on how knowledge management (KM) is implemented. It provides specific KM methods, tips, techniques, and best practices to gain competitive advantage and the most from investing in KM. It examines how KM is leveraged by first responders, the military, healthcare providers, insurance and financial services companies, legal firms, human resources departments, merger and acquisition (M&A) firms, and research institutions. Essential KM concepts are explored not only from a foundational perspective but also from a practical application. These concepts include capturing and codifying tacit and explicit knowledge, KM methods, information architecture, search, KM and social media, KM and Big Data, and the adoption of KM. Readers can visit the book’s companion website, KM Mentor (www.KMMentor.com), where they can access: Presentations by industry leaders on a variety of topics KM templates and instruction on executing KM strategy, performing knowledge transfer, and KM assessments and audits KM program and project implementation guidance Insights and reviews on KM tools Guidance on implementing and executing various KM Methods Specialized KM publications A private secure collaboration community for members to discuss ideas and get expert answers and advice

Third European Conference on Knowledge Managemnt

Third European Conference on Knowledge Managemnt
  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2002
  • Total pages :772
  • ISBN : 9780954048860
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Knowledge Management in Public Administration: Critical Success Factors and Recommendations

Knowledge Management in Public Administration: Critical Success Factors and Recommendations
  • Author : Feriz Sejdija
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2013-05-21
  • Total pages :78
  • ISBN : 9783954890293
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Summary : Modern tax administration in Germany is flooded with information due to its complex environment. This study analyses the knowledge management system of the German tax administration, based on a holistic approach. It considers all influencing dimensions, namely organisational, technological and human dimensions. The major theoretical framework is provided by Nonaka and Takeuchi (1995) and Yang and Maxwell (2011) for the organisational dimension. Moreover, Gable et al. (2008) provide success factors for the information technology. The literature review describes success factors for a successful implementation of a knowledge management system based on cumulated best practices of Konig (2011), Back et al. (2008), Heinemann et al. (2010). The quantitative research methodology allowed a generalisation and a deduction of the findings to issue specified and grounded recommendations.

Strategic Knowledge Management in Multinational Organizations

Strategic Knowledge Management in Multinational Organizations
  • Author : O'Sullivan, Kevin
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2007-08-31
  • Total pages :428
  • ISBN : 9781599046327
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Summary : "This book presents a comprehensive set of investigations of a wide range of environmental factors, both internal and external, that contribute to the key challenge of complexity in KM. These factors include culture, technology, communications, infrastructure, and learning and leadership structures"--Provided by publisher.

Handbook on Knowledge Management 1

Handbook on Knowledge Management 1
  • Author : Clyde Holsapple
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2004-01-14
  • Total pages :700
  • ISBN : 3540200053
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Summary : As the most comprehensive reference work dealing with knowledge management (KM), this work, consisting of 2 volumes, is essential for the library of every KM practitioner, researcher, and educator. Written by an international array of KM luminaries, its approx. 60 chapters approach knowledge management from a wide variety of perspectives ranging from classic foundations to cutting-edge thought, informative to provocative, theoretical to practical, historical to futuristic, human to technological, and operational to strategic. Novices and experts alike will refer to the authoritative and stimulating content again and again for years to come.

Knowledge Sharing in Practice

Knowledge Sharing in Practice
  • Author : Marleen Huysman,M.H. Huysman,D.H. de Wit
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2002-03-31
  • Total pages :189
  • ISBN : 1402005849
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Summary : In this volume organizational learning theory is used to analyse various practices of managing and facilitating knowledge sharing within companies. Experiences with three types of knowledge sharing, namely knowledge acquisition, knowledge reuse, and knowledge creation, at ten large companies are discussed and analyzed. This critical analysis leads to the identification of traps and obstacles when managing knowledge sharing, when supporting knowledge sharing with IT tools, and when organizations try to learn from knowledge sharing practices. The identification of these risks is followed by a discussion of how organizations can avoid them. This work will be of interest to researchers and practitioners working in organization science and business administration. Also, consultants and organizations at large will find the book useful as it will provide them with insights into how other organizations manage and facilitate knowledge sharing and how potential failures can be prevented.

Healthcare Knowledge Management

Healthcare Knowledge Management
  • Author : Rajeev Bali,Ashish Dwivedi
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2010-05-30
  • Total pages :282
  • ISBN : 9780387490090
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Summary : This unique text is a practical guide to managing and developing Healthcare Knowledge Management (KM) that is underpinned by theory and research. It provides readers with an understanding of approaches to the critical nature and use of knowledge by investigating healthcare-based KM systems. Designed to demystify the KM process and demonstrate its applicability, this text offers contemporary and clinically-relevant lessons for future organizational implementations.

Knowledge Management Tools and Techniques

Knowledge Management Tools and Techniques
  • Author : Madanmohan Rao
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2012-06-14
  • Total pages :456
  • ISBN : 9781136389610
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Summary : Knowledge management (KM) - or the practice of using information and collaboration technologies and processes to capture organizational learning and thereby improve business performance - is becoming one of the key disciplines in management, especially in large companies. Many books, magazines, conferences, vendors, consultancies, Web sites, online communities and email lists have been formed around this concept. This practical book focuses on the vast offerings of KM solutions—technology, content, and services. The focus is not on technology details, but on how KM and IT practitioners actually use KM tools and techniques. Over twenty case studies describe the real story of choosing and implementing various KM tools and techniques, and experts analyse the trends in the evolution of these technologies and tools, along with opportunities and challenges facing companies harnessing them. Lessons from successes and failures are drawn, along with roadmaps for companies beginning or expanding their KM practice. The introductory chapter presents a taxonomy of KM tools, identifies IT implications of KM practices, highlights lessons learned, and provides tips and recommendations for companies using these tools. Relevant literature on KM practices and key findings of market research groups and industry consortia such as IDC, Gartner and APQC, are presented. The majority of the book is devoted to case studies, featuring clients and vendors along the entire spectrum of solutions: hardware (e.g. handheld/wearable devices), software (e.g. analytics, collaboration, document management) and content (e.g. newsfeeds, market research). Each chapter is structured along the "8Cs" framework developed by the author: connectivity, content, community, commerce, community, capacity, culture, cooperation and capital. In other words, each chapter addresses how appropriate KM tools and technologies help a company on specific fronts such as fostering adequate employee access to knowledge bodies, user-friendly work-oriented content, communities of practice, a culture of knowledge, learning capacity, a spirit of cooperation, commercial and other incentives, and carefully measured capital investments and returns. Vendor history, product/service offerings, implementation details, client testimonials, ROI reports, and future trends are highlighted. Experts in the field then provide third-party analysis on trends in KM tools and technique areas, and recommendations for KM practitioners.

Knowledge Management in the Public Sector

Knowledge Management in the Public Sector
  • Author : David E McNabb
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2015-01-28
  • Total pages :344
  • ISBN : 9781317466703
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Summary : This comprehensive text introduces public management students and government and nonprofit administrators to the principles and practices of Knowledge Management. The first book to focus exclusively on knowledge management techniques in government agencies, it covers such important concepts as collecting, categorizing, processing, distributing, and archiving critical organization data and information - and then converting and disseminating these resources to all who need to share in the organizational knowledge. Written in an easy-to-read, non-technical style, the book includes a thorough review of the current literature in the field as well as a comprehensive presentation of Knowledge Management techniques. Extensive illustrations, models, checklists, and instructions lead readers through the steps involved in instituting KM programs in government and non-profit agencies.

Knowledge Management Handbook

Knowledge Management Handbook
  • Author : Jay Liebowitz
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2012-06-25
  • Total pages :342
  • ISBN : 9781466514140
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Summary : Recent research shows that collaboration and social networking foster knowledge sharing and innovation by sparking new connections, ideas, and practices. Yet these informal networks are often misunderstood and poorly managed. Building on the groundbreaking, bestselling first edition, Knowledge Management Handbook: Collaboration and Social Networkin

Designing a Successful KM Strategy

Designing a Successful KM Strategy
  • Author : Stephanie Barnes,Nick Milton
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2014-10-01
  • Total pages :208
  • ISBN : 1573875104
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Summary : Here is a practical, step-by-step guide to crafting a Knowledge Management strategy that aligns with your organization's larger business strategy. The Barnes-Milton approach prepares KM professionals to identify strategic knowledge areas, define program scope and vision, obtain stakeholder input and buy-in, select winning pilots, apply change management principles, build a sound Knowledge Management framework, manage content and technology, assemble and lead an implementation team, and—most importantly—connect KM strategy to business realities. Whether you are looking to reinvigorate your current KM program or build an effective program from the ground up, Designing a Successful KM Strategy is the comprehensive guide that will help you get it right.