[Journal] Call For papers: Knowledge Management in e-banking
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[German title: [Journal] Aufruf für Artikel-Beiträge: Wissensmanagement im e-Banking (Translate text to: Deutsch)]

Call For papers
International Journal of Electronic Banking  (IJEBank)
Special Issue on: “Advances in Knowledge Management for E-banking – Towards High Performance Banking Systems”

Guest Editors:
Miltiadis Lytras, University of Patras, Greece
Jay Liebowitz, Johns Hopkins University, USA
Patricia Ordóñez De Pablos, University of Oviedo, Spain

The banking industry is characterised as one of the most knowledge intensive sectors. From this perspective, banks’ performance is directly related to the performance of knowledge.
Knowledge management has been used as a high-promise business concept. In an era of business transition, the effective management of knowledge is proposed as a strategy that exploits the organisational intangible assets. However, the term ‘knowledge management’ has been used in order to describe many different applications. In some cases, the tag of ‘knowledge management product’ is attached to several software programs purely for marketing reasons.
We recognise knowledge management as a socio-technical phenomenon where the basic social constructs such as person, team and organisation require support from ICT applications. In this special issue, we investigate the full range of knowledge management technologies and the latest developments as promoted by the advent of the semantic web and Web 2.0
This issue brings together academics, practitioners, researchers, and aims to deliver a reference edition for all those interested in the exploitation of knowledge management for the banking industry.

Subject Coverage
Topics include, but are not limited to, the following:

SECTION A: ARTIFACT LEVEL

  • Managing documents
  • Managing metadata and semantics
  • Managing taxonomies

SECTION B: INDIVIDUAL LEVEL

  • Constructing yellow pages of experts
  • Managing individual profiles
  • Managing tacit knowledge

SECTION C: TEAM LEVEL

  • Managing workflows
  • Managing discussion forums
  • Exploiting collaborative work systems
  • Managing team dynamics

SECTION D: ORGANISATIONAL LEVEL

  • Building best practices
  • Developing knowledge maps/ontologies
  • Managing competencies
  • Managing organisational memory

SECTION E: INTER-ORGANISATIONAL LEVEL

  • Managing inter-organisational network
  • Managing projects
  • Future technologies

Notes for Prospective Authors
Submitted papers should not have been previously published nor be currently under consideration for publication elsewhere
All papers are refereed through a peer review process. A guide for authors, sample copies and other relevant information for submitting papers are available on the Author Guidelines page

Important Dates

  • 1-2 Page Abstract: 15 May 2007
  • Submission of Manuscripts: 15 October 2007
  • Notification to Authors: 15 November 2007
  • Final Versions Due: 15 February 2008

For more information go to the website of the call.

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