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Knowledge Management In The Public Sector

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  • Author: David E Mcnabb
  • Publisher: PHI
  • ISBN-13: 9788120332287
  • Pages: 344
  • Binding: Paperback
  • Year of Pub / Reprint Year: 2007

Description

About The Book

Intended for students of management as well as government and nonprofit sector administrators, this book is designed to help in learning the principles and practices of knowledge management (KM). It describes in detail various KM concepts such as collection, categorization, processing and archiving of crucial organizational data and information. It discusses how to convert and distribute these resources to all persons who need access to organizational knowledge.

KEY FEATURES

? Exclusive focus on KM techniques which are relevant for the public sector

? Extensive review of current literature on knowledge management

? Comprehensive classification of KM principles

? Thorough use of case studies to demonstrate the utility of KM in the public sector

The book is written in a simple, easy-to-read style. Extensive use of illustrations, models, checklists and instructions is made to help understand the steps involved in implementing KM programmes.

“This book is the first book of its kind to provide a comprehensive coverage of knowledge management methodology and implementation in federal, state, and local governments. It introduces a unique total knowledge management system model that addresses the fundamental mechanisms, processes, and payoffs in the public sector. Dr. McNabb does an outstanding job at illustrating the tools and processes that are currently being used to create, capture, and share knowledge in public sector organizations. A ‘must read’ for those interested in leveraging knowledge in the public sector.”

—Dr. JAMES A. ALBERS

School of Business, Pacific Lutheran University

Former Senior Executive, NASA