Advances in Knowledge Acquisition, Transfer, and Management (AKATM): 44 Volumes

Series Editor(s): Murray E. Jennex (San Diego State University, USA)
ISSN: 2326-7607|EISSN: 2326-7615
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Description

Organizations and businesses continue to utilize knowledge management practices in order to streamline processes and procedures. The emergence of web technologies has provided new methods of information usage and knowledge sharing.

The Advances in Knowledge Acquisition, Transfer, and Management (AKATM) Book Series brings together research on emerging technologies and their effect on information systems as well as the knowledge society.AKATM will provide researchers, students, practitioners, and industry leaders with research highlights surrounding the knowledge management discipline, including technology support issues and knowledge representation.

Topics Covered

  • Cognitive Theories
  • Cultural Impacts
  • Information and Communication Systems
  • Knowledge acquisition and transfer processes
  • Knowledge management strategy
  • Knowledge sharing
  • Organizational learning
  • Organizational Memory
  • Small and Medium Enterprises
  • Virtual communities

Titles in Series

N-ary Relations for Logical Analysis of Data and Knowledge
Boris Kulik (Russian Academy of Science, Russia), Alexander Fridman (Russian Academy of Science, Russia)
Copyright © 2018. 334 pages.
Mathematics has been used as a tool in logistical reasoning for centuries. Examining how specific mathematic structures can aid in data and knowledge management help...
Radical Reorganization of Existing Work Structures Through Digitalization
Punita Duhan (Govt. of NCT of Delhi, India), Komal Singh (Govt. of NCT of Delhi, India), Rahul Verma (Govt. of NCT of Delhi, India)
Copyright © 2018. 356 pages.
Technological advancements are occurring in many areas of life and society, especially in the field of business. With the increase in advancement, digital technologi...
Maximizing Social Science Research Through Publicly Accessible Data Sets
S. Marshall Perry (Saint Mary's College of California, USA)
Copyright © 2018. 301 pages.
Making research in all fields of study readily available is imperative in order to circulate new information and upcoming trends. This is possible through the effici...
Promoting Interdisciplinarity in Knowledge Generation and Problem Solving
Mohammed Nasser Al-Suqri (Sultan Qaboos University, Oman), Abdullah Khamis Al-Kindi (Sultan Qaboos University, Oman), Salim Said AlKindi (Sultan Qaboos University, Oman), Naifa Eid Saleem (Sultan Qaboos University, Oman)
Copyright © 2018. 300 pages.
Interdisciplinary research is a method that has become efficient in accelerating scientific discovery. The integration of such processes in problem solving and knowl...
Evaluating Media Richness in Organizational Learning
Albert Gyamfi (Aalborg University Copenhagen, Denmark), Idongesit Williams (Aalborg University Copenhagen, Denmark)
Copyright © 2018. 225 pages.
The application of emerging multimedia innovations can significantly benefit organizations across different sectors. These tools aid in increasing competitive advant...
Cross-Cultural Analysis of Image-Based Assessments: Emerging Research and Opportunities
Lisa Keller (University of Massachusetts Amherst, USA), Robert Keller (Measured Progress, USA), Michael Nering (Measured Progress, USA)
Copyright © 2018. 98 pages.
Translation and communication between cultures can sometimes be a difficult process. Image-based assessments can offer a way for large populations to be tested on di...
Social Media for Knowledge Management Applications in Modern Organizations
Francesca Di Virgilio (University of Molise, Italy)
Copyright © 2018. 316 pages.
In the digital age, numerous technological tools are available to enhance business processes. When used effectively, knowledge sharing and organizational success are...
Handbook of Research on Cross-Disciplinary Approaches to Action Research and Action Learning
Tome Awshar Mapotse (University of South Africa, South Africa)
Copyright © 2018. 380 pages.
The complexity of 21st century lifestyle makes collaborative research and learning essential for all of the population, both in well-resourced and socio-economically...
Philosophical Perceptions on Logic and Order
Jeremy Horne (International Institute of Informatics and Systemics, USA)
Copyright © 2018. 402 pages.
Strong reasoning skills are an important aspect to cultivate in life, as they directly impact decision making on a daily basis. By examining the different ways the w...
Handbook of Research on Tacit Knowledge Management for Organizational Success
Dhouha Jaziri-Bouagina (University of Sousse, Tunisia), George Leal Jamil (Informações em Rede Consultoria e Treinamento Ltda, Brazil)
Copyright © 2017. 542 pages.
Continuous improvements in businesses practices have created enhanced opportunities for growth and development. This not only leads to higher success in day-to-day p...
Bio-Inspired Computing for Information Retrieval Applications
D.P. Acharjya (School of Computing Science and Engineering, VIT University, India), Anirban Mitra (Vignan Institute of Technology and Management, India)
Copyright © 2017. 388 pages.
The growing presence of biologically-inspired processing has caused significant changes in data retrieval. With the ubiquity of these technologies, more effective an...
Managing Knowledge Resources and Records in Modern Organizations
Priti Jain (University of Botswana, Botswana), Nathan Mnjama (University of Botswana, Botswana)
Copyright © 2017. 280 pages.
Modern organizations and businesses are growing rapidly every day. With these advances comes the need for more progressive forms of knowledge management and record k...
Analyzing the Role of Citizen Science in Modern Research
Luigi Ceccaroni (1000001 Labs, Spain), Jaume Piera (ICM-CSIC, Spain)
Copyright © 2017. 355 pages.
As the need for sustainable development practices around the world continues to grow, it has become imperative for citizens to become actively engaged in the global...
Scholarly Communication and the Publish or Perish Pressures of Academia
Achala Munigal (Osmania University, India)
Copyright © 2017. 375 pages.
The promotion and dissemination of knowledge is a crucial part of the academic community. This is accomplished through the publication of new research through both t...
Open Source Solutions for Knowledge Management and Technological Ecosystems
Francisco J. Garcia-Peñalvo (University of Salamanca, Spain), Alicia García-Holgado (University of Salamanca, Spain)
Copyright © 2017. 297 pages.
Over the past decade, diverse organizations have been turning to open source software for their technological needs, in both internal processes management and public...
Handbook of Research on Social, Cultural, and Educational Considerations of Indigenous Knowledge in Developing Countries
Patrick Ngulube (University of South Africa, South Africa)
Copyright © 2017. 462 pages.
Knowledge systems are an essential aspect to the preservation of a community’s culture. In developing countries, this community-based knowledge has significant influ...
Research 2.0 and the Impact of Digital Technologies on Scholarly Inquiry
Antonella Esposito (University of Milan, Italy)
Copyright © 2017. 343 pages.
The academic landscape has been significantly enhanced by the advent of new technology. These tools allow researchers easier information access to better increase th...
Handbook of Research on Theoretical Perspectives on Indigenous Knowledge Systems in Developing Countries
Patrick Ngulube (University of South Africa, South Africa)
Copyright © 2017. 516 pages.
There has been a growth in the use, acceptance, and popularity of indigenous knowledge. High rates of poverty and a widening economic divide is threatening the acces...
Harnessing Social Media as a Knowledge Management Tool
Ritesh Chugh (Central Queensland University, Australia)
Copyright © 2017. 393 pages.
Knowledge is a valuable resource that must be managed well for any organization to thrive. Proper knowledge management practices can improve business processes by cr...
Contemporary Approaches to Dissertation Development and Research Methods
Valerie A. Storey (University of Central Florida, USA), Kristina A. Hesbol (University of Denver, USA)
Copyright © 2016. 360 pages.
Uncovering the best methods for conducting and writing about research is vital to members of the academic community, especially to those just beginning their careers...
Organizational Knowledge Facilitation through Communities of Practice in Emerging Markets
Sheryl Buckley (University of South Africa, South Africa), Grzegorz Majewski (University of the West of Scotland, UK), Apostolos Giannakopoulos (University of South Africa, South Africa)
Copyright © 2016. 326 pages.
Communities of Practice are accessible to both experts and new members of a particular community with diverse academic and cultural backgrounds as well as varying so...
Mixed Methods Research for Improved Scientific Study
Mette L. Baran (Cardinal Stritch University, USA), Janice E. Jones (Cardinal Stritch University, USA)
Copyright © 2016. 335 pages.
The clear division between quantitative and qualitative research methods becomes problematic when students begin conducting extensive research for the first time, of...
Handbook of Research on Innovations in Information Retrieval, Analysis, and Management
Jorge Tiago Martins (The University of Sheffield, UK), Andreea Molnar (University of Portsmouth, UK)
Copyright © 2016. 580 pages.
In a world increasingly awash in information, the field of information science has become an umbrella stretched so broadly as to threaten its own integrity. However,...
Societal Benefits of Freely Accessible Technologies and Knowledge Resources
Oswaldo Terán (Universidad de los Andes, Venezuela), Jose Aguilar (Universidad de los Andes, Venezuela)
Copyright © 2015. 361 pages.
Open access to information resources and technology can have a profound impact on the economic development of a region as well as society in general. In recent years...
Contemporary Issues Surrounding Ethical Research Methods and Practice
Chi B. Anyansi-Archibong (North Carolina A&T State University, USA)
Copyright © 2015. 376 pages.
Advanced technology-driven globalization has not only revolutionized world economic growth but has also improved cross-border research methods, inevitably influencin...
Organizational Knowledge Dynamics: Managing Knowledge Creation, Acquisition, Sharing, and Transformation
Constantin Bratianu (Bucharest University of Economic Studies, Romania)
Copyright © 2015. 349 pages.
Promoting organizational knowledge is an important consideration for any business looking toward the future. Understanding the dynamics of knowledge-intensive organi...
Strategic Data-Based Wisdom in the Big Data Era
John Girard (Middle Georgia State College, USA), Deanna Klein (Minot State University, USA), Kristi Berg (Minot State University, USA)
Copyright © 2015. 311 pages.
The ability to uncover, share, and utilize knowledge is one of the most vital components to the success of any organization. While new technologies and techniques of...
Handbook of Research on Maximizing Cognitive Learning through Knowledge Visualization
Anna Ursyn (University of Northern Colorado, USA)
Copyright © 2015. 572 pages.
The representation of abstract data and ideas can be a difficult and tedious task to handle when learning new concepts; however, the advances of emerging technology...
Information Seeking Behavior and Technology Adoption: Theories and Trends
Mohammed Nasser Al-Suqri (Sultan Qaboos University, Oman), Ali Saif Al-Aufi (Sultan Qaboos University, Oman)
Copyright © 2015. 321 pages.
With the increasingly complex and ubiquitous data available through modern technology, digital information is being utilized daily by academics and professionals of...
Handbook of Research on Scholarly Publishing and Research Methods
Victor C.X. Wang (Florida Atlantic University, USA)
Copyright © 2015. 582 pages.
For faculty to advance their careers in higher education, publishing is essential. A competitive marketplace, strict research standards, and scrupulous tenure commit...
Collaborative Knowledge in Scientific Research Networks
Paolo Diviacco (Istituto Nazionale di Oceanografia e di Geofisica Sperimentale (OGS), Italy), Peter Fox (Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, USA), Cyril Pshenichny (Geognosis Project, ITMO University, Russia), Adam Leadbetter (British Oceanographic Data Centre, NERC, UK)
Copyright © 2015. 461 pages.
Research inherently requires collaborative efforts between individuals, databases, and institutions. However, the systems that enable such interpersonal cooperation...
Enhancing Qualitative and Mixed Methods Research with Technology
Shalin Hai-Jew (Kansas State University, USA)
Copyright © 2015. 643 pages.
In light of the expensive nature of quantitative research, such as experiments, researchers must seek other methods of understanding the world around them. As such,...
Knowledge Management Practice in Organizations: The View from Inside
Ulla de Stricker (de Stricker Associates, Canada)
Copyright © 2014. 318 pages.
Knowledge management can be a powerful tool if successfully implemented into an organizational structure. Uncovering the latest methods, tools, trends, and strategie...
Knowledge Discovery, Transfer, and Management in the Information Age
Murray E. Jennex (San Diego State University, USA)
Copyright © 2014. 302 pages.
With the advent of electronic databases, information technologies, and the Internet, organizations now more than ever have easy access to all the knowledge they need...
Harnessing Dynamic Knowledge Principles in the Technology-Driven World
Mark Nissen (Royal Oaks, USA)
Copyright © 2014. 291 pages.
In a technology-driven world, it is essential that enterprises develop reliable and rapid flows of knowledge to distribute evenly across organizations, time and plac...
Emerging Pedagogies in the Networked Knowledge Society: Practices Integrating Social Media and Globalization
Marohang Limbu (Michigan State University, USA), Binod Gurung (New Mexico State University, USA)
Copyright © 2014. 352 pages.
Since the dawn of the digital era, the transfer of knowledge has shifted from analog to digital, local to global, and individual to social. Complex networked communi...
Knowledge Management and Competitive Advantage: Issues and Potential Solutions
Michael A. Chilton (Kansas State University, USA), James M. Bloodgood (Kansas State University, USA)
Copyright © 2014. 387 pages.
Knowledge is a significant organizational resource. In order to build and sustain a competitive advantage, this knowledge must be protected within an organization’s...
Ontology-Based Applications for Enterprise Systems and Knowledge Management
Mohammad Nazir Ahmad (Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, Malaysia), Robert M. Colomb (University of Queensland, Australia), Mohd Syazwan Abdullah (Universiti Utara Malaysia, Malaysia)
Copyright © 2013. 423 pages.
Throughout the past decade, the notion of ontologies has influenced research in many application areas including databases, information retrieval, electronic commerc...
Knowledge Management and Drivers of Innovation in Services Industries
Patricia Ordóñez de Pablos (Universidad de Oviedo, Spain), Miltiadis D. Lytras (The American College of Greece, Greece)
Copyright © 2012. 349 pages.
Knowledge Management is concerned with all aspects of eliciting, acquiring, modelling, and managing knowledge. Application of knowledge resources successfully helps...
Customer-Centric Knowledge Management: Concepts and Applications
Minwir Al-Shammari (University of Bahrain, Bahrain)
Copyright © 2012. 315 pages.
Customer-Centric Knowledge Management (CCKM) is needed in order to build good customer relations and to maintain customer satisfaction and loyalty. It includes the m...
Knowledge Management for Process, Organizational and Marketing Innovation: Tools and Methods
Emma O'Brien (University of Limerick, Ireland), Seamus Clifford (University of Limerick, Ireland), Mark Southern (University of Limerick, Ireland)
Copyright © 2011. 308 pages.
There has been a significant increase in knowledge-driven industries over the past decade. Despite the importance of knowledge in the innovation process, little rese...
Strategies for Knowledge Management Success: Exploring Organizational Efficacy
Murray E. Jennex (San Diego State University, USA), Stefan Smolnik (International University Schloss Reichartshausen, Germany)
Copyright © 2011. 350 pages.
Knowledge management captures the right knowledge, to the right user, who in turn uses the knowledge to improve organizational or individual performance to increase...
Intellectual Capital and Technological Innovation: Knowledge-Based Theory and Practice
Pedro López Sáez (Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Spain), Gregorio Martín de Castro (Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Spain), José Emilio Navas López (Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Spain), Miriam Delgado Verde (Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Spain)
Copyright © 2010. 398 pages.
Knowledge has become a critical factor for contemporary firms. Its increasing relevance has given rise to a new theory of the firm and which closely ties knowledge c...
Cultural Implications of Knowledge Sharing, Management and Transfer: Identifying Competitive Advantage
Deogratias Harorimana (Southampton Solent University, UK)
Copyright © 2010. 464 pages.
Strategists describe networking and being able to access knowledge as the leading path to gaining a competitive advantage. Cultural Implications of Knowledge Sharing...

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Editor(s) Biography

Murray E. Jennex is a Professor of Management Information Systems at San Diego State University, editor-in-chief of the International Journal of Knowledge Management, co-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, crisis response, system analysis and design, IS security, e-commerce, and organizational effectiveness. Dr. Jennex serves as the Knowledge, Innovation, and Entrepreneurial Systems Track co-chair at the Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences. He is the author of over 150 journal articles, book chapters, and conference proceedings on knowledge management, crisis response, end user computing, international information systems, organizational memory systems, ecommerce, cyber security, and software outsourcing. Dr. Jennex is a former US Navy Nuclear Power Propulsion officer and holds a B.A. in chemistry and physics from William Jewell College, an M.B.A. and an M.S. in software engineering from National University, an M.S. in telecommunications management and a Ph.D. 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), a Certified Secure Software Lifecycle Professional (CSSLP), and a Project Management Professional (PMP).

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