A series of six articles on knowledge management (KM) written by Jerry Ash

[German title: Eine Serie von sechs Artikeln über Wissensmanagement (WM), geschrieben von Jerry Ash]

Story By Jerry Ash
Brainwork: A Fact of Life for 21st Century Enterprise
The State Journal, October 25, 2007

Abstract: Knowledge, unlike a physical resource such as coal, is a renewable and limitless asset.

This is the first in a series of six articles on knowledge management (KM) written by Jerry Ash, former West Virginia state senator (1980-87); editor/publisher of the Preston County News, Terra Alta; professor of journalism at West Virginia University; and co-author of West Virginia USA. Currently KM coach; managing editor for Inside Knowledge Magazine, published in London and distributed worldwide; author of a series of business books titled Next Generation Knowledge Management; and founder of the international Association of Knowledgework, Sun City Center, Fla.

Read the full article online. Find the links to the forthcoming articles below.

© 2007 West Virginia Media Holdings, LLC. All rights reserved.


A series of six articles on knowledge management (KM) written by Jerry Ash — 2 Comments

  1. Part 2: Jerry Ash: Knowledge Management Supports Companies, People. The State Journal, November 1, 2007

    Abstract: Knowledge by itself has no measurable value, but knowledge as a process does

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    Part 3: Technology: Not the solution, but an essential support system

    Abstract: Although technology is often mistakenly characterized as a knowledge management delivery system, it can be given credit for inspiring the move toward knowledge management and IT remains KM’s most important support system.

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    Part 4: Jerry Ash: Company: Not Managing But Enabling Knowledge. The State Journal, November 15, 2007

    Abstract: The organization that recognizes necessity of KM and builds an environment that welcomes initiative, collaboration will find that a positive change in employee culture — top to bottom — will quickly follow and corporate achievements will soar.

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    Part 5: Jerry Ash: People: Not Hoarding but Managing One’s Personal Knowledge. The State Journal, November 29, 2007

    Abstract: Learning no longer waits for the next training session or professional conference. Learning comes on the job, every day, every opportunity.

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    Part 6: Jerry Ash: Networks Leverage Knowledge by Sharing, Learning, Discovering. The State Journal, December 6, 2007

    Abstract: Companies are now recognizing the need to support and gain better results from network potential by actively proposing and endorsing explicit communities of practice.

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