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KNOWLEDGE MANAGEMENT

IN THE SLOVAK

ARMED FORCES

ARMED FORCES ACADEMY
Gen M. R. STEFANIK

LIPTOVSKY MIKULAS, SLOVAK REPUBLIK

ARMED FORCES ACADEMY/ MANAGEMENT DEPARTMENT


Petr

VŠETEČKA,

PhD
.




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Content


Knowledge management (KM)
education at the Armed Forces
Academy (Slovak rep.)



KM in the Slovak Armed Forces



Perspectives







The biggest difficulty with mankind today is that our
knowledge has increased so much faster than our
wisdom







Frank Whitmore

ARMED FORCES ACADEMY/ MANAGEMENT DEPARTMENT

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The
Armed Forces Academy

is

an exclusive military university


at

Slovak Republic.




At the present time our academy offers the 1st degree of university


education in three study plans.



The 2nd (Ing.) and 3rd (Ph.D.) degree of

university education is


prepared nowadays.


The
Management department

is an

organic part

of the Armed Forces Academy

ARMED FORCES ACADEMY/ MANAGEMENT DEPARTMENT

Armed Forces Academy

of Gen


M. R.
S
tef
anik

in Liptovsk
y

Mikul
as (Slovak rep.)

4

Knowledge management education

at the Armed Forces Academy

nowadays:


only one study plan offer subject
„Knowledge management“



it is not compulsory subject, 30 lessons


Topics:


T
-
1 Introduction to KM


T
-
2 Knowledge & Society


T
-
3 Knowledge & People


T
-
4 Knowledge & Technology


T
-
5 Knowledge in Practice


output = case study

ARMED FORCES ACADEMY/ MANAGEMENT DEPARTMENT

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Knowledge management


“Knowledge management is


70 % people,



20 % process
es

and


10 % technology.”







Marc Baker, Knowledge Management Programme, Royal Mail, 1998;

ARMED FORCES ACADEMY/ MANAGEMENT DEPARTMENT

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T
-
1 Introduction to KM

Knowledge Management is a management
:


how give the right knowledge


t
o the right people


in the right time


Knowledge:


explicit
(documented information


that can facilitate action)


tacit

(know
-
how & learning


embedded within the minds people)

ARMED FORCES ACADEMY/ MANAGEMENT DEPARTMENT

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T
-
2 Knowledge & Society


Knowledge Strategy


Codification Knowledge Strategy

(mainly
explicit

knowledge)


Personalization Knowledge Strategy(mainly
tacit

knowledge)



Organizational Structure



Intellectual Capital


Human Capital


Structural Capital


Customer Capital



Organizational Learning


Knowledge acquisition (knowledge capture)


Knowledge distribution


Knowledge interpretation


Institutional memory


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Tacit

Tacit

Tacit

Tacit

Explicit

Explicit

Socialization

(sharing of experience)

Combination


Internalization

Externalization

(knowledge articulation)


Explicit

Explicit

W
e can sharing tacit knowledge by
:



Storytelling



Apprenticeship



Communities of Practice

T
-
3 Knowledge & People

ARMED FORCES ACADEMY/ MANAGEMENT DEPARTMENT

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T
-
4 Knowledge & Technology

Among
knowledge technologies

fall:


ontology


topic map


blog


groupware


document management


expertise locator,


social networking engine,


wiki.
..

voting,

presentation
support

shared
computers

videophones
chat

e
-
mail,
workflow

Same time

"synchronous„


Same Place


"collocated„


Different Place

"distance"

Different time

„asynchronous„


G
ropware =

is technology

designed to
facilitate th
e
work of groups
:



Asynchronous Groupware


Synchronous or Real
-
time
Groupware


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T
-
5 Knowledge in Practice

KM implementation is
a
process consists:



Knowledge audit


Strategic planning


System Design and Architecture


Phase wise implementation


& Deployment


Training


Performance evaluation


Conclusion
-

Continuous innovation



ARMED FORCES ACADEMY/ MANAGEMENT DEPARTMENT

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KM in the Slovak Armed Forces



work with knowledge but usually
without management and rules



usually only sharing personal
experiences between old and young
generation of staff


(between colleagues and friends)



there are not any electronic
knowledge databases


ARMED FORCES ACADEMY/ MANAGEMENT DEPARTMENT

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Perspectives

(1)




member of NATO, foreign missions



urgency knowledge capture and
sharing of knowledge from missions
(main information + experiences)



special training unit is built with
instructor's team (all instructors served
in foreign missions


UN, NATO, EU
, OSCE
)


determination: training, consultation,
help when contingents are changed

ARMED FORCES ACADEMY/ MANAGEMENT DEPARTMENT

Perspectives at the Slovak Armed Forces:

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Perspectives

(2)

nowadays
:


own academic information system is built


special laboratories and classrooms equipped
with personal

computers, intranet and Internet


all departments and institutes are connected


by means of the computer networks in intranet


university library has self library information


system and free access for students to Internet



at nowadays there is solved the problem of
distance e
-
learning by internet



only the Department of Informatics uses e
-
learning
system which is suitable for distance e
-
learning

ARMED FORCES ACADEMY/ MANAGEMENT DEPARTMENT

Perspectives at the Armed Forces

Academy
:

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Perspectives

(3)



success solution of this problem needs the complex
approach to modernization and proposal the new complex
oriented e
-
learning system
;

it could be:



Military Virtual University


The infrastructure of the military virtual university

could consist of:


the knowledge system supporting the


teachers and student activities,


e
-
learning system providing the study materials,


academic information system storing


information about students and learning.



our partner is Institute of Informatics, Slovak Academy of Sciences


more information on Virtual University VU06 Bratislava

(14.
-
15. dec. 2006)

ARMED FORCES ACADEMY/ MANAGEMENT DEPARTMENT

Perspectives at the Armed Forces

Academy:

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Thank you for your attention


©

2006

VŠETEČKA






vse
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p@post
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ARMED FORCES ACADEMY/ MANAGEMENT DEPARTMENT