Call for Chapters: Evaluating Media Richness in Organizational Learning


Albert Gyamfi, CMI, Aalborg University Copenhagen
Idongesit Williams, CMI, Aalborg University Copenhagen

Call for Chapters

Proposals Submission Deadline: June 20, 2016
Full Chapters Due: October 15, 2016
Submission Date: March 30, 2017


Convergence in the ICT sector has resulted in the evolution in media delivery. This emergence of the New Media has both academic and practical implications. From the academic stand point, the New Media extends the possibility by which the Media Richness Theory can be researched into. From the practical point of view, this evolution has created new opportunities by which knowledge is created, organized, shared and applied in organizations, between organizations, between Government and society and inter-governmental institutions. As a result of this evolution, Web 2.0 and Web 3.0 tools are now used by various institutions to share and transfer knowledge. These platforms have either complemented or replaced traditional tools for knowledge management. These platforms have enabled organizations to maintain competitive advantage as well as facilitate innovation. this evolution has opened the door for research on case studies and practices involving current forms of knowledge management in types of organization and context.


This book will provide relevant theoretical frameworks and the latest empirical findings on the current form of Knowledge Management in organizations, facilitated by current Information and communication Technologies. this book could prove to be the best investment for 21st century leaders and managers who desire to:
1. Facilitate innovation via Knowledge Management
2. Achieve organizational Competitive advantage.

It is a book that will hold up on your shelf.

Target Audience

It is a book that will be of great interest for:

1. International NGOs
2. Organizations and Companies
3. Researchers
4. Consultants
5. Government knowledge management agencies
6. People pursuing a Master degree or Ph.D in Knowledge Management.
7. University Faculty and Administration
8. Media Practitioners

Recommended Topics

Influence of new technology on current Knowledge Management practices.
Knowledge Management and Organizational development.
knowledge management practices in civil societies
Rich Media and Knowledge Management in Organizations.
Web semantics and organizational knowledge sharing
Impact of Knowledge management in ICT for Development
New tools and techniques for Knowledge Management
The use of new Media and Knowledge creation
The impact of new knowledge management on process, idea and products innovation
New Knowledge Management theories and models
implication of future technologies on Knowledge transfer
Cases of organizational learning facilitated by knowledge transfer
Cases of knowledge transfer via e-government portal
The challenges of current knowledge transfer procedures
Current challenges of technology on knowledge transfer

Submission Procedure

Researchers and practitioners are invited to submit on or before June 20, 2016, a chapter proposal of 1,000 to 2,000 words clearly explaining the mission and concerns of his or her proposed chapter. Authors will be notified by by June 28, 2016 about the status of their proposals and sent chapter guidelines. Full chapters are expected to be submitted by October 15, 2016. All submitted chapters will be reviewed on a double-blind review basis. Contributors may also be requested to serve as reviewers for this project.All interested authors must consult the guidelines for manuscript submissions at prior to submission.

Note: There are no submission or acceptance fees for manuscripts submitted to this book publication, Trust in Knowledge Management and Systems in Organizations. All manuscripts are accepted based on a double-blind peer review editorial process.

All proposals should be submitted through the E-Editorial DiscoveryTM online submission manager.


This book is scheduled to be published by IGI Global (formerly Idea Group Inc.), publisher of the "Information Science Reference" (formerly Idea Group Reference), "Medical Information Science Reference," "Business Science Reference," and "Engineering Science Reference" imprints. For additional information regarding the publisher, please visit This publication is anticipated to be released in 2017.

Important Dates

Important Dates
June 20, 2016: Proposal Submission Deadline
June 28, 2016: Notification of Acceptance
October 15, 2016: Full Chapter Submission
November 30, 2016: Review Results Returned
January 31, 2017: Final Chapter Submission
February 31, 2017: Final Deadline


Albert Gyamfi (Ph.D fellow),
Center for Communications Media and Information Technologies,
Aalborg University Copenhagen,
A.C.Meyers Vaenge 15,
Frederikskaj 12, 3rd Floor,
DK-2450 Copenhagen SV.

Idongesit Williams (Ph.D)
Center for Communications Media and Information Technologies,
Aalborg University Copenhagen,
A.C.Meyers Vaenge 15,
Frederikskaj 12, 3rd Floor,
DK-2450 Copenhagen SV.