#Successful Corporate Learning Tweet Book05: Everything You Need to Know about Knowledge Management in Practice in 140 Characters Or Less

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Happy About, Aug 21, 2012 - Business & Economics - 146 pages
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The speed of data collection, an increase in the volume and complexity of data, the pressure to be innovative and adaptable, and the need to learn and share across geographic and corporate boundaries are just a few of the factors that make managing knowledge central to any organization's success today. Knowledge creates the capacity for effective action, and making that knowledge flow in a way that supports organizational learning is a key component, perhaps the most vital asset, for a learning organization. Knowledge management (KM) as a discipline is often misunderstood. To help illuminate this field, KM expert, "Michael Prevou," and corporate veteran, "Mitchell Levy," condense input from top KM practitioners to provide the best practice advice that will help today's corporate leader understand KM in a clear, structured, and relevant manner. Cutting straight through the confusion, this hard-hitting book provides just what you need to know to understand what KM is and is not, why it is important, how to design your KM strategy, and get started with your organization's KM program.

Michael is one of the most innovative and experienced knowledge management practitioners in the country. In "#SUCCESSFUL CORPORATE LEARNING tweet Book05: Everything You Need to Know about Knowledge Management in Practice in 140 Characters or Less," he draws on that unique experience to bring you the most relevant and cutting-edge developments in the field. While working with the U.S. Army, he co-founded the Army's lead agency on knowledge management and established and grew a nested network of over 60 communities. These communities have grown to over 250,000 active members and have saved the military time, money, and lives. His unique experiences implementing real KM in action along with his background in educational psychology partner for a powerful combination of expertise that can help any company implement a successful KM program targeted to their specific needs.

In this book, he teams up with Mitchell to show that KM should be a deliberate and continuous strategy to get the right knowledge to the right people at the right time, helping people share and put knowledge into action in ways that visibly improve individual and organizational performance.

"#SUCCESSFUL CORPORATE LEARNING tweet Book05: Everything You Need to Know about Knowledge Management in Practice in 140 Characters or Less" is part of the THiNKaha series whose slim and handy books contain 140 well-thought-out quotes (tweets/ahas).

 

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Contents

Foreword by Kent Greenes
13
What Is Knowledge Management?
19
What Knowledge Management Is Not
39
Benefits of a Knowledge Management Program
49
How Do I Know My Knowledge Management Program Is Working?
59
Enabling and Supporting Learning in Your Organization
67
Beginning a Knowledge Management Program in Your Organization
77
Effective Knowledge Management Strategies
93
What Are Your Ahas?
123
Sample Knowledge Management Principles
125
Knowledge Management Strategy Development Outline
129
References
135
About the Authors
137
Books in the THiNKaha Series
140
THiNKaha LearningTraining Programs Designed to Take You to the Next Level NOW
143
Back Cover
144

Advice for Creating a Sustainable Knowledge Management Program
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About the author (2012)

Michael Prevou, PhD, is President and Co-founder of Strategic Knowledge Solutions, a leading consulting firm specialized in Knowledge Management and learning solutions. Dr. Prevou has authored over 25 articles on Knowledge Management strategies and solutions, and individual, team, and organizational learning approaches. For the past seven years he has designed and implemented a wide variety of KM strategies and approaches currently used by the U.S. Army, Air Force, and Fortune 500 companies.

Mitchell Levy is author of a dozen business books and is CEO of Happy About whose business units focus on physical and eBook publishing (published over 175 titles) and corporate training. He's created over 70 physical courses at Silicon Valley universities, numerous online courses, and focused on the successful content delivery of over 500 speakers at large-scale conferences. He also sits on the Board of Directors of Rainmaker Systems (NASDAQ: RMKR), a leading global provider of B2B e-commerce solutions.

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