Managing Knowledge Resources and Records in Modern Organizations

Managing Knowledge Resources and Records in Modern Organizations

Priti Jain (University of Botswana, Botswana) and Nathan Mnjama (University of Botswana, Botswana)
Release Date: December, 2016|Copyright: © 2017 |Pages: 280
ISBN13: 9781522519652|ISBN10: 1522519653|EISBN13: 9781522519669|DOI: 10.4018/978-1-5225-1965-2

Description

Modern organizations and businesses are growing rapidly every day. With these advances comes the need for more progressive forms of knowledge management and record keeping techniques.

Managing Knowledge Resources and Records in Modern Organizations is a pivotal reference source that discusses the current trends, technologies, and ethics associated with knowledge management. Featuring comprehensive coverage on a spectrum of topics, such as leadership roles in knowledge sharing, knowledge governance, electronic resources for public sector reform, and record keeping for information in public and private sector organizations, this publication is a comprehensive resource for educators, professionals, practitioners, academics, and researchers interested in the latest information on knowledge management for business and organizations.

Topics Covered

The many academic areas covered in this publication include, but are not limited to:

  • Business Records
  • Electronic Resources
  • Enterprise Recording
  • Information Management
  • Knowledge Sharing
  • Organizational Knowledge
  • Record Keeping
  • Records Management

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Author(s)/Editor(s) Biography

Priti Jain is an Associate Professor in the Department of Library and Information Studies at the University of Botswana. She holds B.A (Hons) and LL.B degrees from Meerut University, India, Masters in Library and Information Studies from the University of Botswana, Botswana and D Lit. et Phil (Doctor of Literature and Philosophy) UNISA, South Africa. She has 15 years’ working experience in Library and information work. Priti has written extensively in referred journals and has presented several papers in international conferences. She teaches knowledge management and information Science courses. Her current areas of research interest are: Knowledge management, Open access, Institutional Repositories, and Digital Scholarship.
Nathan Mwakoshi Mnjama is a Professor in the Department of Library and Information Studies, University of Botswana with specialization in Archives and Records Management. He has worked as an archivist and records manager at the Kenya National Archives and was responsible for the location and copying of Kenyan archives from the UK between 1980 and 1985. He has considerable experience in teaching and delivery of archives and records management programmes having lectured at the School of Information Sciences, Moi University Kenya, and since 1996 at the Department of Library and Information Studies University of Botswana where he has been instrumental in the design of archives and records management programmes. Prof Mnjama is a well-known speaker and presenter in archives and records management forums in East and Southern Africa, and he has written extensively in the field of archives and records management in Africa. Prof Mnjama has contributed several book chapters and published extensively in refereed journals on teh areas of archives and records management. He has served as external examiner in several universities in East, Southern and West Africa.