According to the various perspectives, the means for acquiring and managing this valuable knowledge resource is dependent upon organizational capacity (Afuah, 2002), the organization's technical resources, the alignment of knowledge management
and human resources management (Liebowitz, 2004) and the organization's strategic vision (Srivastava et al.
Edward Kopko (Butler International): Knowledge management
reminds me of the quality movement of 20 years ago.
Exercising the principles of knowledge management
, modern principals can take more of an active role in leading the school's knowledge infrastructure by: (a) managing the data derived from the interdependent relationship between the teacher and the student more efficiently; (b) encouraging teachers to provide more critical input into process of knowledge enhancement; (c) implementing more knowledge-related training for the school as a learning organization; (d) making decisions based on the analysis of data from improved learning and higher test score results, lessons learned and best practices; and (e) most importantly, leading the development of a strategic plan with knowledge management
at its center of leadership and core of organizational values.
So we can't look at knowledge management
as its own little project in a vacuum.
How that happens is the complex nature of knowledge management
, especially as it involves the human element.
Michael Rudnick, principal of Cognitive Communications in New York City, believes the development of corporate intranets and the creation of knowledge management
strategies are interwoven.
In fact, knowledge management
considerations encourage the formation of complex organizations, which can bring the diverse knowledge of multiple employees to bear on business operations and decision-making.
IDC warns companies that think an effective knowledge management
program can be planned and implemented in just a few years will be in for a rude awakening.
Setting aside the tools (some of which, but not all, are digital), knowledge management
is made up of two basic disciplines:
is a relatively new field, meaning that the business world is still feeling its way forward.