THE HONG KONG INSTITUTE OF EDUCATION

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THE HONG KONG INSTITUTE OF EDUCATION


Module Outline



Programme Title

:

Master of Education

Module Title

:

Knowledge Management

Department

:

Social Sciences

Credit Points

:

3

Contact
Hours

:

3
9

hrs

Pre
-
requisite
(s)

:


[If applicable
.
]

Level

:


[If applicable. For example, for Discipline Studies under the BEd Core Curriculum, there are three levels of modules
to reflect the progression of study or the extent of in
-
depth knowledge.]


Synopsis
:

This module provides participants an opportuni
ty to examine the development of theory and
practice of knowledge management
,
which
is considered to have critical

impacts on the

field of
human resources training and development.
The concepts and practices of the d
evelopment of
organi
s
ational learning an
d learning organi
s
ation, and the facilitation of knowledge sharing among
co
-
workers in organi
s
ations will be the focus of the module. This module will promote participants’
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.


Objectives

:

To enable participants to:

1.

examine the theory and practice of knowledge management and their
significance

on

organizational learning

and their impacts on HRD
;

2.

understand the model of
learning organi
s
ation

and its
relevance to knowledge
management
;

3.

critically review the latest trends in
the

development of information technology that facilitate
s

k
nowledge management and
organi
s
ational

learning
; and

4.

apply their understanding in
theory of
knowledge management to ini
tiate knowledge sharing
and organi
s
ational learning
in their own working contexts.


Content

1
.

Nature of
knowledge economy and its impacts on organizations
;

2
.

Theories
of knowledge management
, organisational learning
,

learning organisation

and
their

i
m
plication
s

on HRD
;

3.

P
lanning

and
implementing

knowledge management in

HRD programmes
;





2

4.

D
e
velopment of information technology
for
facilitating knowledge management and
organizational learning
;

5.

Contemporary development

of
theories of
knowledge man
agement and organizational
learning
in HRD.


Assessment

a.

A
n

Essay.

Participants are required to write a
n

essay

on
selected
issues related to knowledge
management or organizational learning and their association with
HRD.

They are required to
perform
literature review on the selected issues to develop a critical review on the
contemporary development of
knowledge management or organizational learning and their
association with
HRD
.
(
3
0%)

b.

A

Knowledge Management Implementation
Plan
. Participant
s

are
required to
identify the
needs for knowledge management in their own working organi
s
ation
in the context of
organi
sational development and
develop an
implementation
plan to initiate knowledge
management to facilitate the training and development of human r
esources in their working
organisation
.
I
n the implementation plan,
description on
the series of actions and procedures
to develop the knowledge management system and a feasible budget are required.
(
6
0%)

c.

Participation in class activities (including
ca
se study

discussion
s
, presentation
s
, and online
activities
) (10%)


Required Text

Nil.






3

Recommended Reading

B
ali, R.K.

(
2009
).
Knowledge
manage
ment p
r
imer.
New York :
Routledge

Camison, C., Palacios, D., Gamigos, F.
and

Devece, C.

(200
9
).
Connectivity a
nd knowledge
management in virtual organizations
.
Hershey, PA
:
Information Science Reference

Chris, A. (1996).
Organizational learning II: theory, method, and practice.

Reading, Mass.:
Addison
-
Wesley Pub. Co.

Davenport, T.H. (2005).
Thinking for a living:
how to get better performance and results from
knowledge

workers.
Boston, Mass.: Harvard Business School Press

Dierkes, M. (2001).
Handbook of organizational learning and knowledge.

Oxford, England:
Oxford University Press

Felstead, A.

(200
9
).

Improving wo
rking as learning
.
New York
: Routledge.

Gensler, E.

(200
8
)
.

Knowledge and knowledge systems: learning from the wonders of the mind
).

Hershey, PA
:
IGI Publications

Jennex, M.E.

(200
8
).
Current issues in knowledge management
.

Hershey, PA
:
Information Science

Reference

Krol, D. & Nguyen, N.H.

(
2009
).
Intelligence integration in distributed knowledge management
.
Hershey, PA
:
Information Science Reference

L
iao, P. & Yau, O.H.M.

(
2001
).
Knowledge management: The key to success in the 21
st

century
.
Hong Kong
:

City

University of Hong Kong

S
enge, P
. (
1994
).
The Fifth discipline fieldbook: strategies and tools for building a learning
organization
.
New York
:
Currency Doubleday

Tiwana, A.

(200
2
).
The knowledge management toolkit
(2
nd

ed.)
.

Upper Saddle River
,
NJ
.:
Pears
on
Education, Inc./Prentice Hall PTR
.

Wallace, D.P. (2007).
Knowledge management: historical and cross
-
disciplinary themes.

Westport,
Conn.: Libraries Unlimited

Yeung, M.C.H.

(200
9
).
Chinese cultural values and knowledge sharing
.
Hong Kong
:
School of
Busin
ess and Administration, Open University of Hong Kong


Related Websites

American Society for Training and Development (http://www.astd.org)

Centre for Advanced Human Resource Studies (http://www.ilr.cornell.edu/depts/cahrs/)

Hong Kong Institute of Human Re
source Management (http://www.hkihrm.org)

Society for
Organizational Learning

(http://www.s
olonline
.org)

The Hong Kong Knowledge Management Society (http://www.hkkms.org)


Related Journals

Journal of
Knowledge Management

Journal of Organisational Change an
d Management

Journal of Organisational Development

Management Development Review

Training and Develop
ment

The Learning Organization