ISBN 9788120332287,Knowledge Management In The Public Sector: A Blueprint For Innovation In Government

Knowledge Management In The Public Sector: A Blueprint For Innovation In Government



Phi Learning Private Ltd

Publication Year 2007

ISBN 9788120332287

ISBN-10 8120332288


Number of Pages 344 Pages
Language (English)

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Intended for students of management as well as government and nonprofit sector administrators, this book is designed to help in learning the principles and practices of knowledge management (KM). It describes in detail various KM concepts such as collection, categorization, processing and archiving of crucial organizational data and information. It discusses how to convert and distribute these resources to all persons who need access to organizational knowledge. Key Features Exclusive focus on KM techniques which are relevant for the public sector Extensive review of current literature on knowledge management Comprehensive classification of KM principles Thorough use of case studies to demonstrate the utility of KM in the public sector The book is written in a simple, easy-to-read style. Extensive use of illustrations, models, checklists and instructions is made to help understand the steps involved in implementing KM programmes. Table of Contents List of Tables, Figures, and Boxes Introduction Part 1: Foundations Of Knowledge Management 1. Historical Foundations of KM 2. KM: A Self-Regulating Social System Part 2: Transforming Government With KM 3. The Technology and Processes Subsystem 4. Knowledge Processes and Policy Directives 5. Principles and Processes in Implementing KM 6. Building a Collaborative Learning Culture 7. KM and Organizational Learning Part 3: KM Systems In The Public Sector 8. KM and Innovation in Government 9. Knowledge Management in the Public Sector 10. The Public-Sector Chief Knowledge Officer Part 4: Stories of Public-Sector KM In Action 11. Knowledge Management at NASA 12. KM at the Army's Communications-Electronics Command 13. KM at the Virginia Department of Transportation 14. Conclusion: Knowledge Management's Role in the Drive to Transform Government Glossary Bibliography About the Author About the Invited Contributors Index