December, 2006

Knowledge-at-work: Knowledge sharing - a re-think


knowledge sharing is the primary, most basic knowledge practice - without a sharing ethos, much of km promise fails. so what exactly is knowledge sharing all about? it starts with a perception of self-worth, a feeling that you have

Why I Hate Recruiters, Part 2

Evil HR Lady

I received the following e-mail at my Evil HR Lady e-mail. Dear Hiring Authority,My name is [SPAMMER] and I am a Recruiter in Boston. I have several strong candidates who would be a great fit for your posted Administrative position and I would love to share their resumes with you.Each has been pre-screened for communication, presentation and Computer Software skills and all are wonderful!Because

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Commutation or factoring? in S2


The decision to commute or factor is simple or complex depending on how deep you dig and where you stand!! Through my partner Patrick Hinderd , I've been involved in the S2 (structured settlement) industry for the past 6 years. This is a complex legal area, ripe for the application of KM practices.

Reworking k representation


Knowledge representation is complex, confusing, difficult, emerging and evolving - So how do we deal with it? What is k representation? Ad hoc sketches, informal, qualitative and physical models, scenario construction, concept maps, rule sets, structured text, voice and video recordings all serve as representation, reflecting the expectations and experience of their creators, they connect collaboration to future use.

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Why Smoking Costs Employers More Than They Realize

Your employees are smoking, and at a cost of $7,000 per year for each employee who smokes, that adds up - fast! This free report will show you how an effective cessation program pays for itself.

Cycling to knowledge


What do we really know about those knowledge practices that involve a strong cyclic component? Can we alter the rate, depth, relevance and utility of knowledge generation by enhancing the cycle visibility, being mindful of our place in the cycle, changing frequency and other properties? Idea generations and dialog turns.

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Taxonomy & KM


The distinction between an ontology and taxonomy is subtle and often difficult to grasp. When I first started in KM, taxonomies were hot, hot,but there has been a downplay with time - perhaps in line with loweremphasis on explicit knowledge repositories? Now I find very few clients who are willing to 'invest' in a. corporate taxonomy and even fewer who have been down that road and believe they. have gained value - why? Tagging or folksonomies, have all the advantages of effective.

Knowledge-at-work: Reflecting on corporate memory


sharing via explicit, evolving documentation is receiving more attention as wikis and blogs move into the enterprise. let's take a deeper look: why and how does explicit knowledge sharing make a difference

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Knowledge-at-work: Social search - KM thinking


social search is touted as the next big thing for improving information retrieval, relevance and awareness. let's take a look. what exactly is social search? there is no clear answer as the field is emerging and changing at a rapid pace

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Quitting Without Giving Notice

Evil HR Lady

Of course, except in extenuating situations, you should give notice before you quit. But, this is an extreme example of an employee who stormed off when things didn't go his way. Top tenor Roberto Alagna has stunned opera-goers at La Scala in Milan by storming off stage in the middle of a performance after he was booed. The Franco-Italian singer, who was playing a leading role in Verdi's Aida, walked off minutes into the second night of the opera house's new season.

2020 Report: The Future of HR

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