Ontology-Based Competency Management for Corporate E-Learning

Ontology-Based Competency Management for Corporate E-Learning

Fotis Draganidis (University of Athens, Greece) and Gregoris Mentzas (University of Athens, Greece)
Copyright: © 2007 |Pages: 14
DOI: 10.4018/978-1-59904-343-2.ch015
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Abstract

The synergies between ontology management, competency management and e-learning have been explored during the last years both in theoretical and practical level. This chapter describes the architecture, design and deployment of a system which integrates ontologies, with competency management and e-learning, as well as with other human resources functions. Moreover, a detailed description of the supportive methodology and the main lessons learned in technical and organisational areas are presented. This system is being currently deployed for research purposes in a national subsidiary of Microsoft, the IT services multinational firm. The objective of this chapter is to provide the reader with an overview of the key concepts in competency based management, a non-technical methodology for supporting the effective deployment of an ontology-based competency management system and an analysis of the lessons learned during the first deployment phase.

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Table of Contents
Preface
Miguel-Angel Sicilia
Acknowledgments
Miguel-Angel Sicilia
Chapter 1
Miguel-Angel Sicilia, Ambjörn Naeve
Organizational learning can be considered as systemic behaviour oriented to acquire capacities for dealing with the needs and challenges of... Sample PDF
Competencies and Organizational Learning: A Conceptual Framework
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Chapter 2
Shantha Liyanage
Learning processes are essential in building individual and organisational competencies and transfer of learning and knowledge among individual and... Sample PDF
Competency Management Systems and Technologies
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Chapter 3
Alfonso Urquiza
One of the greatest surprises of the Internet economy is that far from replacing people, the use of advanced technology is confirming that Talent is... Sample PDF
A Survey of Competency Management Software Information Systems in the Framework of Human Resources management
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Chapter 4
Tobias Ley, Dietrich Albert, Stefanie Lindstaedt
This chapter introduces a new approach in organizational Competency Management which is based on Korossy’s competence performance approach and which... Sample PDF
Competency Management using the Competence Performance Approach: Modeling, Assessment, Validation, and Use
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Chapter 5
Miltiadis Lytras, Maria Mantziou, Maria Pontikaki
Competencies in the management literature are analyzed from different perspectives. A converging point of the various approaches is the fact that... Sample PDF
Competencies Management: Applying Technologies for Strategic Management
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Chapter 6
Marie-Hélène Abel
Learning can be considered as an outcome associated to acquire new competencies (Sicilia, 2005) and we can add new knowledge. A competence is a way... Sample PDF
An Organizational Memory Tool for E-Learning
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Chapter 7
Salvador Sanchez-Alonso, Dirk Frosch-Wilke
In current organizations, the models of knowledge creation include specific processes and elements that drive the production of knowledge aimed at... Sample PDF
An Ontological Representation of Competencies as Codified Knowledge
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Chapter 8
April Ng, Marek Hatala
Competency-based learning has been used in training employees to acquire the necessary skills for an organization to be successful in dynamic and... Sample PDF
Ontology-Based Approach to Formalization of Competencies
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Chapter 9
Juan G. Cegarra-Navarro
Organizational memory or OM, is a concept that has been used to refer to stocks of data, information and knowledge to which every member of the... Sample PDF
Linking E-Government with Organizational Memory through Individual Competencies
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Chapter 10
Marcel van der Klink, Kathleen Schlusmans, Jo Boon
In education as well as in Human Resource Management the concept of competency is becoming more and more important. However competency is a fuzzy... Sample PDF
Designing and Implementing Views on Competencies
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Chapter 11
Rob Koper, Marcus Specht
In most solutions for supporting learning today one single approach to learning is leading the selection, installation and usage of IT based tools.... Sample PDF
Ten-Competence: Life-Long Competence Development and Learning
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Chapter 12
José Braga de Vasconcelos, Chris Kimble
This chapter describes an ontology based competence management model that can be used to support distributed collaborative working and facilitate... Sample PDF
An Ontology-Based Competence Management Model to Support Collaborative Working and Organisational Learning
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Chapter 13
Simona Colucci, Tommaso Di Noia, Eugenio Di Sciascio, Francesco Maria Donini, Azzurra Ragone
Holding and creating competences is one of the most strategic activities in organizations, especially in knowledge intensive ones. An organization... Sample PDF
Integrated Semantic-Based Composition of Skills and Learning Needs in Knowledge-Intensive Organisations
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Chapter 14
Ralf Heese, Malgorzata Mochol, Radoslaw Oldakowski
Due to the large number of job offers published online it is almost impossible for job seekers and job portals to gain an overview of the entire... Sample PDF
Semantic Web Technologies in the Recruitmant Domain
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Chapter 15
Fotis Draganidis, Gregoris Mentzas
The synergies between ontology management, competency management and e-learning have been explored during the last years both in theoretical and... Sample PDF
Ontology-Based Competency Management for Corporate E-Learning
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Chapter 16
Mikko Maukkanen, Heikki Helin
Efficient competence management is essential in knowledge-based companies. This chapter describes how the Semantic Web technologies can be used in... Sample PDF
Applying Semantic Web in Competence Management
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