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IMS3012 : Knowledge Management

Note Posted 5 September 2005
Monash Library has created a direct link to relevant readings for this unit including e-books. These can be accessed at:
http://www.lib.monash.edu.au/resourcelists/i/ims3012.html

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Students are encouraged to read widely in the area of knowledge management and access a diverse range of publications in their preparation of the tutorial discussions. Additional reference material might be recommended during lectures and in tutorials and will be posted on the relevant pages of the Unit website.

The recommended texts are:
* Tiwana, Amrit, (2000) The Knowledge Management Toolkit: practical techniques for building a knowledge management system, Prentice-Hall International.
* Davenport, T and Prusak, L (1998) Working Knowledge: How organisations manage what they know, Harvard Business School Press.
* Rumizen, Melissie (2002) The Complete Idiot's Guide to Knowledge Management, Alpha, A Pearson Education Company.

Other useful books are:
* Nonaka and Takeuchi (1995) The knowledge creating company, Oxford University Press
* Senge, P (1990) The Fifth Discipline: The art and Practice of the Learning Organisation, Nicholas Brealey Publishing, London.

These books are available from the reserve collection at the Caulfield Library.

Electronic resources relating to products and systems are available through the Monash Knowledge Management Laboratory

Other useful reference sites will be posted during the semester.

Note: You can access IT ebooks through Monash Library. Please enquire at the Library for access rights etc.

Additional Weekly Readings: These are references to papers and articles that look at the discussion topic for that week's tutorial. These are often academic papers that deal with a very narrow aspect of the subject. However it will give you a broader understanding of the various views on the subject.

Week
References
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Reinvesting culture at Buckman, Knowledge Review; vol 7 issue 6 (pp24-27) Jan/Feb 2005


The relationship between KM and organisation culture. Antonina Holowetzki, Uni. Of Oregon, Applied Information Management Program, Capstone Report
Link:
fhttp://aim.uoregon.edu/pdfs/Holowetzki2002.pdf

3
Towards integrated model of organisation culture and knowledge management
Link:
www.usq.edu.au/resources/volume9no2gray.pdf
4
An additional piece from the newspapers about how technology is used to share knowledge in the battlefield of Iraq
Battle lessons.pdf
5

Pod casting and Vod casting (white paper)
Link:
http://edmarketing.apple.com/adcinstitute/wp-content/Missouri_Podcasting_White_Paper.pdf

6
Knowledge Assets of Major Companies
Link:
http://www.hri.co.kr/file_pds/pub02/200205/EVP200205_05.pdf
7
Knowledge Analysis and Mapping, Professional Services (White Paper).
Link:
http://www.intellix.com/pdf/uk/KE-doc_UK2.pdf
8
Donoghue, L.P., Harris, J.G. and Weitzman, B.A., (1999) "Knowledge Management Strategy that create value", Outlook No. 1, pp48-53
Link:
http://www.accenture.com/xdoc/en/ideas/outlook/1.99/knowledge2.pdf
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10

Fischer, G. and Ostwald, J. (2001) "Knowledge Management: Problems, Promises, Realities", IEEE Intelligent System, 16:1, pp60-72

Brown, A. E. and Grant, G.G. (2005) "FRAMING THE FRAMEWORKS: A REVIEW OF IT
GOVERNANCE RESEARCH", Communications of the Association for Information Systems, Vol. 15, pp.696-712
Link:
IT Governance.pdf

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Carrillo, P.M., Robinson, H.S., Anumba, C.J. and Al-Ghassani, A. M. (2003) "The IMPaKT framework for linking KM into business performance", Electronic Journal of Knowledge Management, 1:1, pp1-12
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