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Journal Issue
Volume 2 Issue 2 / Apr 2004  pp1‑44

Editor: Charles Despres

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Perceptions of Continuity Management in an Irish Semi‑state Organisation  pp1‑10

Assunta Delany, David O'Donnell

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What is the K in KM Technology  pp11‑22

Kavi Mahesh, J. K. Suresh

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This article addresses the problem of how technology adds value to an overall KM solution. It presents the core problem of KM as matching contexts using knowledge attributes and defines KM technology as that which manages knowledge attributes. The paper illustrates this by analyzing several positive and negative examples of technologies and presents two challenges for knowledge management as a field. The requirement for KM technology to manage knowledge attributes can be applied in designing effective KM solutions, selecting KM products, devising a proper KM strategy, and controlling investments in KM. The definition of KM technology also provides a focus for research to bridge gaps in technology that currently limit the widespread use of knowledge attributes. 


Keywords: KM technology, knowledge attribute, knowledge representation, context matching


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Transformational and Transactional Leadership Predictors of the 'Stimulant' Determinants to Creativity in Organisational Work Environments  pp23‑34

John D. Politis

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The Midas Touch in Knowledge Management Projects — Beware, Your Wish Could Come True  pp35‑44

Alf Westelius, Pär Mårtensson

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