International Journal of Knowledge Management (IJKM)

International Journal of Knowledge Management (IJKM)

Editor-in-Chief: Murray E. Jennex (San Diego State University, USA)
Published Quarterly. Est. 2005.
ISSN: 1548-0666|EISSN: 1548-0658|DOI: 10.4018/IJKM
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The International Journal of Knowledge Management (IJKM) covers all aspects of knowledge regulation and order including organizational issues, technology support, and knowledge representation. IJKM provides a forum for global aspects of this significant field of study differing cultural perspectives on its use of knowledge and knowledge management. This journal also focuses on the technical issues associated with the creation and implementation of knowledge management systems.

Topics Covered

  • Basic theories associated with knowledge creation, knowledge management, and organizational memory
  • Case studies of knowledge management and organizational memory systems
  • Cognitive theories of knowledge management and organizational memory
  • Design of information and communication systems that facilitate knowledge transfer and sharing
  • Enablers and inhibitors of knowledge sharing and knowledge transfer behaviors
  • Global issues in knowledge management and organizational memory
  • Issues related to the capture, storage, search, retrieval, and use of knowledge and organizational memory
  • Knowledge acquisition and transfer processes
  • Knowledge management in small and medium enterprises
  • Knowledge management strategy
  • Knowledge management training issues
  • Knowledge reuse in organizations
  • Knowledge transfer and sharing behaviors within emergent organizational forms such as virtual communities
  • Methodologies and processes for developing knowledge management systems
  • Metrics and effectiveness of knowledge management and organizational memory systems
  • Organizational and economic incentive structures for knowledge sharing and use
  • Organizational culture impacts on knowledge management
  • Organizational learning
  • Use of semantic networks, topic maps, the Internet, digital documents, XML, taxonomies, ontologies, and other technologies to implement knowledge management systems


The primary objective of the International Journal of Knowledge Management (IJKM) is to provide a comprehensive cross discipline forum for advancing the understanding of the organizational, technical, human, and cognitive issues associated with the creation, capture, transfer and use of knowledge in organizations. The secondary objective of this Journal is to share knowledge among researchers and practitioners with respect to the design, development, implementation and maintenance of effective knowledge management systems. The journal publishes high quality empirical and theoretical research covering all aspects of knowledge management. In addition to full-length research manuscripts, the journal publishes insightful research and practice notes as well as case studies from all areas of knowledge management.

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Reviews and Testimonials

Current IS journals address KM and KM-related issues but few, if any, academic journal are devoted to the pursuit of knowledge research. The International Journal of Knowledge Management will provide a forum for both academics and practitioners to share their research in all areas associated with knowledge management. In doing so, the journal fills a void and provides a high quality outlet in which to publish KM-related scholarly work.

– David Croasdell, University of Nevada, Reno, USA

Knowledge management is an emerging academic field that requires high quality journals as a venue to share our research, sustain the standing of the discipline within academic institutions and provide practitioners with a valuable source of ideas about groundbreaking work in the area. The International Journal of Knowledge Management is able to address all these roles to a high level because of the calibre of the editor and standing of the editorial board members in the Knowledge mangement community.

– Henry Linger, Monash University, Australia


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Editor(s)-in-Chief Biography

Murray E. Jennex is an associate professor at San Diego State University, Editor-in-Chief of the International Journal of Knowledge Management, Editor-in-Chief of IGI Global book series, Co-Editor in Chief of the International Journal of Information Systems for Crisis Response and Management, and President of the Foundation for Knowledge Management (LLC). Dr. Jennex specializes in knowledge management, system analysis and design, IS security, e-commerce, and organizational effectiveness. Dr. Jennex serves as the Knowledge Management Systems Track Co-Chair at the Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences. He is the author of over 100 journal articles, book chapters, and conference proceedings on knowledge management, end user computing, international information systems, organizational memory systems, ecommerce, security, and software outsourcing. He holds a BA in chemistry and physics from William Jewell College, a MBA and a MS in software engineering from National University, and a MS in telecommunications management and a PhD in information systems from the Claremont Graduate University. Dr. Jennex is also a registered professional mechanical engineer in the state of California and a Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP).

Editorial Board

International Advisory Board
Shantanu Ganguly, TERI, India
Seyed Hamed Moosavirad, Shahid Bahonar University of Kerman, Iran, Islamic Republic Of
Mariia Rubtcova, Saint Petersburg State University, Russia
Parag Sanghani, Skyline University College, India
Sugam Sharma, Iowa State University, United States
Sang-Bing Tsai, Nankai University, Taiwan
Vasanthi Williams, Vidya Vikas Educational Trust, India
Associate Editors
Frada Burstein, Monash University, Australia
Elayne Coakes, University of Westminster, United Kingdom
James Courtney, University of Central Florida, United States
David Croasdell, University of Nevada, Reno, United States
Alexandra Durcikova, University of Arizona, United States
Robert Galliers, Bentley College, United States
Clyde Holsapple, University of Kentucky, United States
Karlheinz Kautz, Copenhagen Business School, Denmark
Uday Kulkarni, Arizona State University, United States
Dorothy Leidner, Baylor University, United States
Ronald Mairer, Leopold-Franzens-University of Innsbruck, Austria
Anne Massey, Indiana University, United States
Lorne Olfman, Claremont Graduate University, United States
Fons Wijnhoven, University of Twente, Netherlands
Eleanor Wynn, Intel, United States
Editorial Review Board
Mohd Syazwan Abdullah, Universiti Utara Malaysia, Malaysia
Theophilus Addo, San Diego State University, United States
Vernon Bachor, Winona State University, Canada
Peter Baloh, University of Ljubljana, Slovenia
Irma Becerra-Fernandez, St. Thomas University, United States
Hind Benbya, GSCM-Montpellier Business School, France
Ravi Bommisetti, Sree Vidyanikethan Engineering College, India
Mohamed Amine Boudia, Dr. Moulay Tahar University of SAÏDA, Algeria
Artur Caetano, Technical University of Lisbon, Portugal
Lynne Cooper, California Institute of Technology, United States
Abdelkader Derbali, Human Sciences of Sousse University, France
Dhananjay Deshpande, Symbiosis Institute of Computer Studies & Research (SICSR) A constituent of SIU, Pune, India
John Edwards, Aston University, United Kingdom
Dianne Ford, Memorial University of Newfoundland, Canada
Ronald Freeze, Emporia State University, United States
Stefanie Hain, University of St. Gallen, Switzerland
Meliha Handzic, International Burch University, Bosnia And Herzegovina
G. Harindranath, University of London, United Kingdom
K.D. Joshi, Washington State University, United States
Robert Judge, San Diego State University, United States
Sherif Kamel, The American University in Cairo, Egypt
Atreyi Kankanhalli, National University of Singapore, Singapore
Abbas Khakpour, Shahid Beheshti University, Iran
Matthew Kuofie, Central Michigan University, United States
Meira Levy, University of Haifa, Israel
Henry Linger, Monash University, Australia
Fred Lins, August Enterprises, United States
Grzegorz Majewski, University of the West of Scotland, Poland
Gunjan Mansingh, The University of West Indies, Jamaica
Antonio Martins, UAB, Spain
Daxa Mehta, Smt.Sadguna C.U.Shah Home Science and C.U.Shah Arts & Commerce Mahila College, India
Thomas Menkhoff, Singapore Management University, Singapore
Seyed Mehrdadad Miraftab Zadeh, Young Researchers & Elite Club, Hamedan Branch, Islamic Azad University, Hamedan, Iran
Lisa Murphy, University of Alabama, United States
Belbaly Nassim, GSCM–Montpellier Business School, France
Mark Nissen, Royal Oaks, United States
Loo Geck Pee, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
Murali Raman, Multimedia University Malaysia, Malaysia
Vincent Ribiere, Graduate School Bangkok University, Thailand
Veeramalai Sankaradass, Anna University, India
David Schwartz, Bar-Ilan University, Israel
Vincent Scovetta, Long Island University, United States
Stefan Smolnik, EBS Universität für Wirtschaft und Recht, Germany
Dick Stenmark, IT University of Göteborg, Sweden
Mass Tapfuma, National University of Science and Technology, Zimbabwe
Luba Torlina, Deakin University, Australia
Jiri Vorisek, Prague University of Economics, Czech Republic
Khaled Wabba, Cairo University, Egypt
Suzanne Zyngier, La Trobe University, Australia