Implementation of Knowledge Management strategies through the support from information communication technology applications
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[Deutscher Titel: Die Einführung von Wissensmanagement-Strategien mit Hilfe von Informations- und Kommunikationstechnologie]

Lytras, M. D. et al. (Eds.)
Knowledge Management Strategies: A Handbook of Applied Technologies.
IGI Publishing, 2008. 379 p.; ISBN: 978-1-59904-603-7 (hkb)

Abstract: We recognize knowledge management as a socio-technical phenomenon where the basic social constructs such as person, team, and organization require support from information communication technology applications. In an era of business transition, the effective management of knowledge is proposed as a strategy that effectively utilizes organizational intangible assets.
Knowledge Management Strategies: A Handbook of Applied Technologies provides practical guidelines for the implementation of knowledge management strategies through the discussion of specific technologies and taxonomies of knowledge management applications. A critical mass of some of the most sought-after research of our information technology and business world, this book proves an essential addition to every reference library collection.

Editors: Miltiadis D. Lytras earned his Ph.D., MBA, and B.Sc. from Athens University of Economics and Business (AUEB). He is a faculty member in both the Computers Engineering and Informatics Department (CEID) and the Department of Business Administration at the University of Patras. He’s also a faculty member in the Technology Education and Digital Systems Department at the University of Piraeus. Since 1998, he has been a research officer in ELTRUN, the research center in the Department of Management Science and Technology at AUEB. His research focuses on Semantic Web, knowledge management and e-learning, with more than 50 publications in these areas. He has co-edited nine special issues in international journals and has authored/edited six books. He is the founder of the Semantic Web and Information Systems Special Interest Group in the Association for Information Systems (http://www.sigsemis.org) as well as the co-founder of AIS SIG on Reusable Learning Objects and Learning Design (http://www.sigrlo.org). He serves as the Editor-in-Chief for three international journals, while acting as an associate editor or editorial board member in seven other journals.
Meir Russ received his PhD from The Ohio State University in strategic management, entrepreneurship, and international business. He also has an MBA and a BScEE from Tel Aviv University. He is currently an associate professor with the University of Wisconsin, Green Bay. Dr. Russ currently teaches undergraduate and graduate classes in management and marketing. He also teaches a strategic emergency preparedness, planning and implementation class in the certificate for emergency management Master of Administrative Science Program at UW-GB. His research interests include knowledge-based strategies, the use of knowledge management for hospital preparedness and the new-knowledge based economic development, among others. In addition to his academic focus, Dr. Russ serves in a consulting capacity with a number of multinational companies in the area of global strategic management and knowledge management.
Ambjörn Naeve (www.nada.kth.se/~amb) has a background in mathematics and computer science and received his Ph.D. in computer science from KTH in 1993. He is presently coordinator of research on Interactive Learning Environments and the Semantic Web at the Centre for user-oriented Information technology Design (CID: http://cid.nada.kth.se) at the Royal Institute of Technology (KTH: www.kth.se) in Stockholm, where he heads the Knowledge Management Research group (KMR: http://kmr.nada.kth.se).

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