John P. Girard

John Girard(PhD) is an associate professor at Minot State University where he is the lead professor for knowledge management. John teaches graduate and undergraduate management courses and conducts research examining the relationships existing between information anxiety, organizational memory loss, and contemporary knowledge management theories. In 2004, whilst acting as Director of Knowledge Management at National Defence Headquarters in Ottawa, he accepted an Associate Professorship at Minot State University, retiring at the rank of Lieutenant-Colonel. John is an award-winning researcher who speaks regularly on the subject of knowledge management and how enterprises may reap the benefits of creating and exchanging organizational knowledge. He has spoken in the US, Canada, Europe, Asia, Africa, Australia, and South America at such events as KM World, APQC’s Knowledge Management Conference, the World Congress on Intellectual Capital, KM Australia, and many others events.

Publications

Strategic Data-Based Wisdom in the Big Data Era
John Girard, Deanna Klein, Kristi Berg. © 2015. 311 pages.
The ability to uncover, share, and utilize knowledge is one of the most vital components to the success of any organization. While new technologies and techniques...
Moneyball for Knowledge Management
Douglas Weidner, John Girard. © 2015. 14 pages.
Moneyball is Michael Lewis's story about the use of statistical analysis and modeling by the Oakland A's baseball team to maximize games won per payroll...
Social Knowledge: Using Social Media to Know What You Know
John P. Girard, JoAnn L. Girard. © 2011. 358 pages.
For the past two decades, executives have struggled to develop effective ways of sharing what their organizations know. Organizational leaders are now seeking ways...
Building Organizational Memories: Will You Know What You Knew?
John P. Girard. © 2009. 348 pages.
Much has been written about how organizations create and exchange knowledge to achieve a competitive advantage. To date, most researchers have concentrated on the...