Introduction to Knowledge Management

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Introduction to Knowledge Management

Course Objectives

Students are expected to know what KM, why KM, and how KM, specializing on the
business use. The contents covered in this course have three major parts. The first part
introduces the fundamental conce
pts of KM, including what knowledge is about and KM
systems life cycle. The second focuses on the knowledge creation and acquisition, and the
third aims at the KM codification and implementation. Varied materials in KM related
fields will be added when nec
essary.



Course Information

Both lecture and discussion



Course Descriptions/Schedule

(week 1) An introduction to this course and Chap. 1 (Working smarter….); (2) Chap. 2
(Understanding knowledge…) (3) Chap. 2 (Understanding knowledge…) and Readin
g
Assignment #1, (4) Discussion for reading assignment #1 and Chap 3. (KM systems ….),
(5)Chap 3 and Reading assignment #2, (6)
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Discussion for reading assignment #2 and
Chap 4. (Knowledge creation …), (7) Chap 4. (8) Chap 4. and a review of previous
chapt
ers. (9) Midterm, (10) Comprehensive reading assignment for selected topics and
Chap 5. (Capturing tacit knowledge…), (11) A demonstration of report and presentation
for the comprehensive reading assignment and Chap 5. (12) Chap. 7 (Knowledge
codification…
), (13) Chap. 7 and Chap. 9 (Knowledge transfer and sharing), (14) Chap. 9
and Chap. 10 (Knowledge transfer in e
-
world) and Reading assignment #3, (15) Discussion
for reading assignment #3, (16) Report and presentation for a comprehensive reading
assignmen
t, (17)Report and presentation for a comprehensive reading assignment, (18)
Final.



Textbook/Reference

Referred textbook: 1. Shelda Debowski (2006), Knowledge Management, John & Wiley,
Ltd., Sydney 2. Elias M. Awad & Hassan M. Ghaziri (2004), Knowledge Management,
New Jersey: Pearson Education, Inc.



Grading

Grading policy:
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Rea
dings and discussions (30%)
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Midterm (30%)
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Term report (40%)



Available Support Services

1. Monday 2:00~4:00 2. Wednesday 9:30~11:30 3. By appointment