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Knowledge Management issues in universities

Valerie Ratcliffe‐Martin (Westminster Business School)
Elayne Coakes (Westminster Business School)
Gill Sugden (Westminster Business School)

VINE

ISSN: 0305-5728

Publication date: 1 April 2000

Abstract

This paper describes some basic concepts of knowledge management, and explains, using these definitions, why universities are not always seats of learning or knowledge sharing. A knowledge management programme, initiated by a leading British university, is described. The authors conclude by suggesting that knowledge management tools may be beneficial to supporting academics in their multi‐faceted work. However, time will tell as to the extent to which they can actually share tacit knowledge and enable real organisational learning across cultures in universities.

Citation

Ratcliffe‐Martin, V., Coakes, E. and Sugden, G. (2000), "Knowledge Management issues in universities", VINE, Vol. 30 No. 4, pp. 14-18. https://doi.org/10.1108/eb040770

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