Building the Knowledge Culture

KM Among the Silos: Can We Make Knowledge-Sharing Work?

Guy St. Clair

I’m intrigued by coincidence, and when the coincidence connects with my work, I sometimes wonder is there’s not some sort of hidden message in the coincidence, something or someone telling me to sit up and take notice. Such was the case the other day, when a colleague asked me how I would respond if a client challenged me by asking how to handle knowledge sharing when silos are in place. The coincidence? In just a couple of days, another colleague handed me a book, one of Patrick Lencioni’s “leadership fables” (he’s published several). This one, from eight years ago, is…
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