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Journal Issue
Volume 12 Issue 2, Special Edition for ICICKM 2013 / Jun 2014  pp89‑165

Editor: Annie Green

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Big Data and Knowledge Management: Establishing a Conceptual Foundation  pp89‑97

Scott Erickson, Helen Rothberg

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Knowledge Sharing, Control Mechanisms and Intellectual Liabilities in knowledge‑intensive firms  pp98‑108

Maurizio Massaro, Michael Pitts, Filippo Zanin, Roland Bardy

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The Learning Journey of IC Missionaries: Intuition, control and value creation  pp109‑117

John Dumay, Mary Adams

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Working Meetings ‑ a Tool for Building or Destroying Trust in knowledge Creation and Sharing  pp118‑124

Palmira Lopez-Fresno, Taina Savolainen

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Knowledge Management and Development of Entrepreneurial Skills Among Students in Vocational Technical Institutions in Lagos, Nigeria  pp125‑135

Stella Ify Anumnu

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Abstract

Abstract: This study examined the extent to which learners in vocational technical institutions, capture, distribute, network and effectively use information made available to them during and after lectures that are entrepreneurially and skill oriented i n order to furnish the labour market with relevant school products. Development of an entrepreneurial skill is capable of equipping the Nigerian students to fit into different aspects of the economy after graduation. The study adopted a descriptive design . A twenty‑item unstructured questionnaire was used to assess 150 randomly selected final year students⠒ capacity to transform ideas gained in class into creative problem‑solving strategies in three vocational technical colleges in Lagos in south wes t Nigeria. Three research questions and one hypothesis were used as guides to the study. Data obtained were analyzed using descriptive statistics Pearson Product Moment Correlation. The major findings revealed that there is a significant relationship betw een knowledge management and the development of entrepreneurial skills among vocational technical students in the area of knowledge gathering, sharing, networking and students⠒ capacity to translate some curriculum elements into the world of work among others. Given the importance of knowledge sharing, creativity, innovations and connectivity through networking in today⠒s competitive world of work, it was recommended that students be linked up with several entrepreneurs who serve as mentors to student s during and after training. Students should be made to participate in seminars and workshops that are entrepreneurially oriented. There should also be regular visits of students to small cottage industries in the form of field trips. Vocational and Tech nical Institutions should establish an appropriate culture that encourages students to create and share knowledge within and outside the school. There should be a collaborative effort between vocational institutions and some government agencies, for examp le⠒ Small and Medium Entrepreneurial Devel 

 

Keywords: Keywords: Knowledge, Knowledge Sharing, Management, Entrepreneurship, Entrepreneurial Skills, Creativity

 

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A Holistic View of the Knowledge Life Cycle: The Knowledge Management Cycle (KMC) Model  pp136‑149

M. Max Evans, Kimiz Dalkir, Catalin Bidian

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ADIIEA: An Organizational Learning Model for Business Management and Innovation  pp150‑159

John Lewis

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