Kimiz Dalkir

Kimiz Dalkir has a PhD in Educational Technology from Concordia University, an MBA and a BSc from McGill University. She is an internationally recognized expert in transfer and retention of critical knowledge. Dr. Dalkir has worked in the field of knowledge transfer for 17 years. As Global Practice Leader, KM for DMR/Fujitsu Consulting, she designed and developed KM systems for clients in Europe, Japan, and North America. Since 2002, she is a professor of Knowledge Management at McGill University at the School of Information Studies where she pursues research in intellectual capital management, knowledge taxonomies, and communities of practice in diverse types of organizations. Kimiz wrote Knowledge Management in Theory and Practice (2005, Elsevier; 2nd ed. MIT Press, 2011) which has had an international impact on KM education and on KM practice and has been recently translated into Korean and Farsi.

Publications

Challenges in Online Collaboration: The Role of Shared Vision, Trust and Leadership Style
Kimiz Dalkir. © 2018. 21 pages.
This chapter describes a multi-year study on how online collaboration could be effective in the design of a research equipment sharing lab with university and industry partners....
Connecting and Sharing Tacit Knowledge: Do Social Media Help or Hinder?
Kimiz Dalkir. © 2018. 16 pages.
Collaboration has become a part of our everyday life – including our everyday work life. In addition, our work colleagues are often not in close physical proximity, making...
The Role of Human Resources (HR) in Tacit Knowledge Sharing
Kimiz Dalkir. © 2017. 23 pages.
In Knowledge Continuity Management (KCM), knowledge from highly experienced employees leaving the organization is particularly challenging to document, classify and organize so...
Utilizing Evidence-Based Lessons Learned for Enhanced Organizational Innovation and Change
Susan McIntyre, Kimiz Dalkir, Perry Paul, Irene C. Kitimbo. © 2015. 323 pages.
"Lessons Learned" is a knowledge management approach for organizational learning and improved performance and productivity. However beneficial this approach is, few organizations...
Factors Affecting KM Implementation in the Chinese Community
Yang Lin, Kimiz Dalkir. © 2012. 23 pages.
This paper reviews past research on KM to identify key factors affecting Chinese KM implementation. It begins with a chronological overview of 76 KM related publications...
Measuring Intangible Assets: Assessing the Impact of Knowledge Management in the S&T Fight against Terrorism
Kimiz Dalkir, Susan McIntyre. © 2011. 21 pages.
At present, there are no standards for assessing the value of intangible assets or intellectual capital. Historically, a number of frameworks have evolved, each with a different...
Measuring the Impact of Social Media: Connection, Communication and Collaboration
Kimiz Dalkir. © 2011. 13 pages.
This chapter focuses on a method, social network analysis (SNA) that can be used to assess the quantity and quality of connection, communication and collaboration mediated by...
Factors Affecting KM Implementation in the Chinese Community
Yang Lin, Kimiz Dalkir. © 2010. 22 pages.
This paper reviews past research on KM to identify key factors affecting Chinese KM implementation. It begins with a chronological overview of 76 KM related publications...