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) is the process of capturing, developing, sharing, and effectively using organisational knowledge. It refers to a multi-disciplined approach to achieving organisational objectives by making the best use of knowledge.
since 1991 (see Nonaka 1991), KM includes courses taught in the fields of
, management, and library and
s. More recently, other fields have started contributing to KM research; these include information and media,
Kent State University
Master of Science
degrees in Knowledge Management.
Many large companies and non-profit organisations have resources dedicated to internal KM efforts, often as a part of their
, information technology, or
human resource management
departments. Several consulting companies provide strategy and advice regarding KM to these organisations.
Knowledge management efforts typically focus on organisational
such as improved performance,
, innovation, the sharing of lessons learned, integration and
of the organisation. KM efforts overlap with
and may be distinguished from that by a greater focus on the management of knowledge as a strategic asset and a focus on encouraging the sharing of knowledge. It is seen as an enabler of organisational learning and a more concrete mechanism than the previous abstract research.
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