Knowledge Management Strategies: A Handbook of Applied Technologies

Knowledge Management Strategies: A Handbook of Applied Technologies

Miltiadis D. Lytras (Effat University, Saudi Arabia), Meir Russ (University of Wisconsin - Green Bay, USA), Ronald Maier (Leopold-Franzens-University of Innsbruck, School of Management Information Systems, Austria) and Ambjörn Naeve (Royal Institute of Technology, Sweden)
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Release Date: April, 2008|Copyright: © 2008 |Pages: 390
DOI: 10.4018/978-1-59904-603-7
ISBN13: 9781599046037|ISBN10: 1599046032|EISBN13: 9781599046051
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We recognize knowledge management as a socio-technical phenomenon where the basic social constructs such as person, team, and organization require support from information communication technology applications. In an era of business transition, the effective management of knowledge is proposed as a strategy that effectively utilizes organizational intangible assets.

Knowledge Management Strategies: A Handbook of Applied Technologies provides practical guidelines for the implementation of knowledge management strategies through the discussion of specific technologies and taxonomies of knowledge management applications. A critical mass of some of the most sought-after research of our information technology and business world, this book proves an essential addition to every reference library collection.

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"This book provides practical guidelines for applied knowledge management through the discussion of specific technologies."

– Miltiadis D. Lytras, University of Patras, Greece

Twenty-seven international academics, researchers, and IT specialists contribute 13 chapters providing practical guidelines for applied knowledge management strategies.

– Book News Inc. (August 2008)
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Miltiadis D. Lytras has co-edited/co-edits, 25 special issues in International Journals (e.g., IEEE Transaction on Knowledge and Data Engineering, IEEE Internet Computing, IEEE Transactions on Education, Computers in Human Behaviour, etc.) and has authored/[co-]edited 12 books (e.g., Open Source for Knowledge and Learning Management, Ubiquitous and Pervasive Knowledge Management, Intelligent Learning Infrastructures for Knowledge Intensive Organizations, and Semantic Based Information Systems). He is the founder and officer of the Semantic Web and Information Systems Special Interest Group in the association for information systems (http://www.sigsemis.org). He serves as the (Co) Editor-in-Chief of 12 international journals (e.g., International Journal of Knowledge and Learning, International Journal of Technology Enhanced Learning, International Journal on Social and Humanistic Computing, International Journal on Semantic Web and Information Systems, International Journal on Digital Culture and Electronic Tourism, International Journal of Electronic Democracy, International Journal of Electronic Banking, and International Journal of Electronic Trade) while he is an associate editor or editorial board member of seven more.
Meir Russ received his PhD from The Ohio State University in strategic management, entrepreneurship, and international business. He also has an MBA and a BScEE from Tel Aviv University. He is currently an associate professor with the University of Wisconsin, Green Bay. Dr. Russ currently teaches undergraduate and graduate classes in management and marketing. He also teaches a strategic emergency preparedness, planning and implementation class in the certificate for emergency management Master of Administrative Science Program at UW-GB. His research interests include knowledge-based strategies, the use of knowledge management for hospital preparedness and the new-knowledge based economic development, among others. In addition to his academic focus, Dr. Russ serves in a consulting capacity with a number of multinational companies in the area of global strategic management and knowledge management.
Ronald Maier, born in 1968 in Linz/Austria, graduated from Johannes-Kepler-University of Linz, Austria, in management information systems. He holds a PhD in management information systems from The Koblenz School of Corporate Management - Otto Beisheim Graduate School of Management (WHU). His PhD thesis was on quality of data modelling (in German). He completed his habilitation at the University of Regensburg with the habilitation thesis “Knowledge Management Systems. Information and communication Technologies for Knowledge Management." He worked as visiting assistant professor at the Terry College of Business, University of Georgia in Athens, GA from 1998-1999. Since 2002, he has been with the School of Business and Economics, Martin-Luther-University Halle-Wittenberg and holds a Chair in MIS, Information Systems Leadership. He has published articles on knowledge management and knowledge management systems in a number of research journals, books, and conference proceedings. His research interests include data management and business intelligence, business process management and knowledge management.
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