The Hallways of Learning

Conversation Matters

This was a group of about 20 researchers and, as the name implies, they studied workplace issues, including, environment, safety, labor, and management. Question 2 - there was a tremendous increase in knowledge of what others were working on. Cognitive Diversity.

Transferring Expertise: The Best Way to Move Tacit Knowledge

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One of the really tough nuts to crack in KM has been how to transfer the knowledge of experts to those less skilled. If we are going to crack this nut, we need a better image – a more accurate way to think about how experts create and store the knowledge they use. A more accurate image would then allow us to think of better ways to transfer that knowledge to others. Teaching the skills to another embeds the knowledge more deeply, helping it to become increasingly tacit.

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Collective Sensemaking: How One Organization uses the Oscillation Principle

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The consultants work on client projects in small ad hoc groups formed around topics of joint interest, for example, knowledge productivity or sustainable business. Given those principles, after 15 years there are still no managers at K&S, nor hierarchy or job descriptions.

How to Hold a Retreat or Meeting Where New Thinking Emerges

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The invitees were twenty-five recognized thought leaders in the field of knowledge management, both academics and practitioners. The stated goal of the retreat was to “push the boundaries of what we know about creating and managing knowledge-based organizations.”

The Complexity of Transferring Lessons Learned from Projects

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The team that has learned something writes it up, then the team that needs the lesson reads the report – knowledge transferred, end of story. The fault, if there is one, is the lack of recognition of the complexity involved in transferring knowledge.

A-Space (Facebook-like) Is Making a Difference Across the U.S. Intelligence Community

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This report provides an overview of an exploratory scientific, qualitative study conducted by the Defense Intelligence Agency’s (DIA) Knowledge Laboratory in April- June of 2009. The primary benefit that A-Space brings to analytic work is a venue for seamlessly incorporating cognitive diversity to address complex analytic issues. Research indicates that cognitive diversity, (e.g. I'm posting the Executive Summary of a study I conducted with the Defense Intelligence Agency.

Organizational Studies that Don't Just Sit on the Shelf: Participatory Action Research

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The first principle is to have as a principal investigator a social scientist that is knowledgeable about how to conduct qualitative research to insure both the reliability and validity of the study. Tags: Knowledge Management Strategies Change Management

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How to Tackle the Engagement Crisis in a Remote Workforce?

Kea

But today, expanding internet connectivity and the rise of knowledge-based economies is enabling organizations to hire skilled workers across geographical boundaries of states and even countries. How can organizations juggle such initiatives across diverse teams and locations?

Evaluation in Healthcare Improvement

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In this blog I provide an answer that I think is applicable to both healthcare improvement and knowledge management. But collective sense making is more complex than just team members reporting out their knowledge so that others in the group are aware of it.

Improving Knowledge Worker Productivity

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As Knowledge Management professionals our job is the help organizations leverage their knowledge. Our attention is focused on the knowledge worker and our major task is to devise ways for those knowledge workers to share the knowledge they have gained with their peers. In this post I propose a third task for knowledge managers, helping organizations improve knowledge worker productivity. Knowledge Management Professionals.

The Essential Guide to Business Performance Management

Lattice

Employees want their work and performance to be managed. That's why business performance management exists — it's a way for managers to support and develop employees to empower their work. The key to business performance management is to not be a helicopter boss or demand perfection all the time. But it's worth it — the managers who nail business performance management are better at engaging, evaluating, and handling their teams.

Social Media in HR Summit, Dublin, Ireland ~ HR to HR 2.0 and.

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1 global online influencer in talent management. #6 Social Advantage (Management 2.0 Knowledge Infusion Centre of Excellence. SuccessFactors Performance and Talent Management Blog. Innovative talent management – pharmaceuticals exa. People management strategy.

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HR TechStack – Learning Management System

WhoKnows

Learning Management System (LMS) Software Definition. Learning management systems (LMSs) are software platforms for instructors to manage and organize educational courses online and provide students a single location for all course material.