Archive for the 'Knowledge Management' Category

International Knowledge Transfer (BRIC)

Tuesday, June 12th, 2012

Over the last year I have been fortunate to be invited to present my ideas on “Unlocking the Value of Knowledge” to business groups in India, Brazil and Russia. These represent three of the four “BRIC” countries (including China) that are at a similar stage of advanced economic development. These groups understand that global competition […]

Can KM Practices Reduce Employee Attrition?

Friday, June 8th, 2012

This question was posted recently on the Knowledge Management LinkedIn group by Avinish Mishra ( Most responders thought that KM did not have an effect outside of creating a sense of belonging or job satisfaction. My experience is different. I believe there is an indirect but strong relationship between KM and attrition.  About 10 years […]

Is Knowledge Really Manageable?

Tuesday, January 10th, 2012

The question: “What Is Knowledge Management?” has been a perennial and controversial topic for more than twenty years.  New practitioners look for a good foundation for their work while business leaders want to understand the value proposition. One issue is that the KM discipline has three focus areas: processes, behaviors and technology. Like the old […]

Where is KM going?

Tuesday, January 10th, 2012

Most crucial trends in KM captures thoughts on the future of knowledge management. Started by Arno Boersma (CKO Forum – LinkedIn) Note: you may have to paste this link once you’ve logged on to LinkedIn.