Real experiences in knowledge management implementation: Using action research

Common Ground Publishing
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International Journal of Knowledge Culture and Change Management, 2005, 5 (2005/6), pp. 99 - 106
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This session will descibe real experiences of four managers who are using action research to study/ implement knowledge management strategies in private and public sector organisations as part of their Doctor of Business Administration at Southern Cross University. An overview of how action research approaches are being used to conduct research into knowledge management will be descibed by their supervisor from Southern Cross University. The session is expected to be conducted in an interactive 'knowledge cafe' format introduced by David Gurteen at the Fourth knowledge, Culture and Change at Greenwich and the participants will be expected to take an active part in discussing practitioner's research into knowledge management. 'Action Research Models in Knowledge Management' The following four presenters are all DBA students of the Graduate College of Management, Southern Cross University, Australia. Simon Walker (UK) 'What are the Major Barriers to the Successful Deployment of Knowledge Management Programs in the Telecommunications Industry: A Participatory Action Research Study' Paul James (Canberra, Australia) 'Knowledge Asset Management: A Study of the Lifecyle of Knowledge Assets' Michelle Mau (Brisbane, Australia) 'Knowledge Management: Connecting Knowledge in a Public Sector Organisation' Martin Orr (Auckland, New Zealand) 'The Implementation fo Electronic Health Knowledge Management Systems at a Divisional Health Board'
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