E-learning system can be enhanced by Knowledge Management and vice versa.This book aims to provide the knowledge about E-learning and Knowledge Management, the relationship between them, analysis of relationship between Moodle (E-learning system) and Knowledge Management and enhancement of Moodle system by applying Knowledge Management functions. Students learn important ideas and benefit from the concept they gain in the field of E-learning and Knowledge Management.
Knowledge management has become a new concept and an important aspect for business.This book is about making a knowledge management strategy for a chemical lab called Buckman Laboratories.The analysis has been done by using several knowledge management theories.After the analysis, some suggestions have been given for the company and tried to formulate and implement recommended knowledge management strategy for Buckman Laboratories.This book is expected to create a significant contribution to the areas within a domain of Knowledge Management in the business organization.
This book is an introduction to the vast field of knowledge management. Firstly, it presents a definition of knowledge, knowledge management and concepts relating to this field. Secondly, it provides the ten steps and the major principles of knowledge management road map. Finally, it presents the way to develop the knowledge management environment and measure the effects of this development. This book is attractive for students pursuing a course of management, trainers and companies managers.
Knowledge Management and Information Systems Strategy for Growing Organizations examines the role that information systems play in helping SMEs use knowledge to achieve strategic organizational goals. Adopting a business perspective, it is ideal for students studying strategic information systems and knowledge management.
Knowledge Management (KM) is key to effective decision making and innovation; emphasis on proper management of experts and their experience; the important role played by technology; training and mentorship and the need to systematically manage KM processes. Knowledge Management emphasis is on a balance between the key knowledge components of people, process and technology. The book targets Higher Education Institutions who may be searching for ways of adequately leveraging on their knowledge assets via a systematic and well coordinated approach to managing their Knowledge Management Practices (KMPs).
Since knowledge management is almost new to the hospitality industry, this book aims at being an introductory tool of knowledge management to hospitality managers. There is a seamless flow between parts from the introduction to knowledge management to the final practical application of the proposed business model. It brushes on knowledge management concepts that are frequently cited, including concepts that were useful in formulating a model for knowledge management strategy for hospitality. The Process-Oriented Strategic Knowledge Management Business Model is an initiative to push forward strategic knowledge management in the hospitality industry. It was built on the belief that a knowledge management strategy that is linked to the strategic business goals of a hotel will be very effective in improving performance on all levels of organization. With respect to the knowledge management business model, this book builds on previous research and seeks to cover questions that were left unanswered. Issues such as measuring knowledge management value to track the implementation of the model and the factors that support or impede its implementation have been discussed in detail.
This book describes the application of Knowledge Management in the not-for-profit sector, focussing particularly on the Global Fund to fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria. It is based on the research undertaken by me as part of my MBA at Judge Business School, University of Cambridge. It includes a study on the existing Knowledge Management literature, Knowledge Management processes being practiced in not-for-profit organisations (including WHO, NHS, ILO etc), an analysis of the knowledge available at the Global Fund through a Knowledge Management audit, and makes recommendations on practices that the Global Fund can follow in order to manage their internal knowledge more efficiently. This book is expected to be useful for those from the Not-for-Profit sector to formulate and implement Knowledge Management initiatives.
Today there is rather large number of various monographs, publications, the Internet portals devoted to the concept of knowledge management. There are conferences, forums for discussion of problems and prospects of implementation of technology of knowledge management in the organizations regularly held in many countries. This interest proves that management of knowledge is currently on the crossroads of different disciplines as absolutely new, very actual scientific area, and it is also the subject of works of many researchers around the world. The aim of this project is to study the methodological basis of the phenomenon of knowledge management in order to promote its use in advanced organizations, as well as creating the project of improvement of knowledge management integration into the management structure of a company.
At present, bibliometric work provides the background for various and extended practical tasks. It is an established technique covering a wide array of knowledge. It has attracted scholars from different disciplines or their respective fields. Bibliometric Analysis of Knowledge Management examines the applications of Bibliometrics of literature on Knowledge Management and subsequent chapters provides with the details about the Knowledge Management and Bibliometrics as well. This distinct book is a valuable aid for knowledge management scholars and describing some of the characteristics of the literature published in the field of knowledge Management over the period of eight years, from 1999 to 2006, with a view to identify place, year, language and forms of document published. Moreover, this book acts as a guide on how to develop a bibliometric study with proper tools and techniques of analysis and interpretation.
This book examines an ontology-based knowledge management approach to enable the interoperation of heterogeneous knowledge management systems in the domain of reusing inter-organizational knowledge. This book also investigates a theoretical ontology mediation framework to develop an integrated ontology by reusing inter-organizational ontologies. This book makes research contributions in the area of applying ontology and its mediation methods to develop and manage inter-organizational knowledge management process.
Knowledge Management provides an innovative way to minimize the gap between the end-user and the knowledge source, thereby, accelerating human actions by providing them access to the best practices, valuable tools and lessons learned from others. This works focuses on the recent scenario, activities and key barriers involved in knowledge management. It explains the goal, driving forces, types of strategies, and tools used for knowledge management in corporate sector. It has been tried to find how knowledge management links to library and information professionals, the missing opportunity for librarians and the important role library and information professional can play in knowledge management. IT companies are more concern towards effective knowledge management due to their justified reasons. Knowledge management practices are completely based on information and communication technology therefore; this works suggests that the Library and Information professionals have to redefine their roles to survive in this IT dominated environment to be competent to work as knowledge professionals.
Knowledge: In the realm of knowledge management, information plus wisdom equals knowledge. Organizations have found that the knowledge they contain can be one of their most important competitive weaponsDefinition:Knowledge management: The ability of an organization to manage, store, value, and distribute knowledge. Some organizations have created the position of Chief Knowledge Manager (CKM) to handle knowledge management responsibilitiesMany organizations fail to effectively manage and use the most important competitive edge they possess - their knowledge and "intellectual capital." This book covers the entire growing field of knowledge management, with particular emphasis on knowledge-based systems and their use in preserving knowledge in an organization, and integrating it across departments and disciplines.This hands-on guide shows how businesses and other organizations can re-engineer their processes using an applied knowledge-based approach. Each chapter introduces a different aspect of the field and demonstrates its application in actual case studies. Examples from industry, education, and government show the wide application of this exciting new field of study. The book also covers promising trends such as learning organizations, intelligent organizations, and enterprise management.
Knowledge Management (KM) has attracted much attention as a key strategy to achieve organisational success and survival in today’s unpredictable and highly competitive environment. And yet, unless people in organisations possess the learning capability to use knowledge creatively, a well developed knowledge management system cannot be directed at sustaining profitability. In the new economy, the achievement of a sustained competitive advantage depends on firm’s capacity to develop and deploy its knowledge based resources. One way of ensuring competitive advantage is to develop a highly-skilled workforce equipped with the knowledge and expertise required to stay ahead in the marketplace. The topic of KM is still at a relatively young stage of development. There are many areas of debate within the literature concerning the management of knowledge. One of the main areas where understanding is still limited is the role of Human Resources Management (HRM). Within the search of the key factors that explain knowledge management effectiveness, this publication aims to advance a simultaneously conceptual and practical framework that links HRM and knowledge management.
The fully revised and updated version of this successful Handbook is welcomed by management scholars world-wide. By bringing together the latest approaches from the leading experts in organizational learning & knowledge management the volume provides a unique and valuable overview of current thinking about how organizations accumulate 'knowledge' and learn from experience. Key areas of update in the new edition are: Resource based view of the firm Capability management Global management Organizational culture Mergers & acquisitions Strategic management Leadership
In order to reach their goals and continue the ongoing learning process, like other organizations universities also need the effective use of knowledge management. The knowledge management is ongoing process and it has to be organized in a way that always open to new ideas. In universities where research and development studies play an important role, knowledge management has very critical situation. According to the organizational structure, universities are institutions directly related with knowledge and they are the major players of how knowledge distributed among communities. In order to reach their mission, universities should have effective knowledge management. Because of studies in this area is not sufficient enough in universities, in the development phase of knowledge management universities should focus on areas such as how to use effective use of knowledge and how to improve current situation. The aim of this study is to find effective ways and methods for professors and universities board of directors about knowledge management and its tools.