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Building the Knowledge Culture

KD/KS at Work: McKinsey Reports on Government Innovation in Kenya and Georgia

Guy St. Clair

Developing and Sharing Knowledge at the Macro Level   It is often my contention that the work being done in what we’re calling “the knowledge domain” grows more innovative daily, and often on a larger, more societal scale. KD/KS is not limited to what happens in an individual group or corporation. Indeed, one of my best friends often speaks about the “great potential” (as she puts it) for KD/KS to change the world. [Was it not ever thus? How did we get off track?] OK. Perhaps “changing the world” is going a little far, but we’re getting close when we…
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Knowledge Audit Pushback?

Guy St. Clair

Are you beginning to see several points of view about KM in your work? As knowledge workers, we’re exposed to (and are positioned to react to) a wide range of perspectives about how knowledge is managed in the workplace. I’m becoming more and more aware that colleagues (both knowledge workers and “others” – whoever these “others” might be!) are thinking about KM, knowledge services, and knowledge strategy in many different ways. Would it be helpful if we shared some of these different perspectives with one another? As for me, I’m thinking there are probably four ways people think about KM…
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KD/KS at Work: Africa’s Arid Lands Information Network

Guy St. Clair

Knowledge Centers Positioned Across Kenya, Tanzania, and Uganda Sometimes those of us working with knowledge strategy are accused of being too “theoretical,” of focusing on KM, knowledge services, and knowledge strategy too much as a discipline, without giving attention to practical applications. Have you heard any of that recently? If you have, grab the nay-sayers and sit them down in front of this short film. It’s pretty special. l can’t think of many times in the last few years when I’ve been so proud of the work knowledge workers do. Take a look at this: The film describes the work…
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