Knowledge Management

ructions – PLEASE READ THEM CAREFULLY

• The Assignment must be submitted on Blackboard (WORD format only) via allocated folder.• Assignments submitted through email will not be accepted.• Students are advised to make their work clear and well presented, marks may be reduced for poor presentation. This includes filling your information on the cover page.• Students must mention question number clearly in theiranswer.• Late submission will NOT be accepted.• Avoid plagiarism, the work should be in your ownwords, copying from students or other resourceswithout proper referencing will result in ZERO marks.No exceptions. • All answered must be typed using Times New Roman (size 12, double-spaced) font. No pictures containing text will be accepted and will be considered plagiarism).• Submissions without this cover page will NOT be accepted.

Course Learning Outcomes-Covered

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Demonstrate understanding of overall knowledge management concepts, goals and strategies within the context of organization

2

Explain issues pertaining to work with tacit knowledge & support its sharing

3

Explain processes of knowledge management in companies

Assignment 1

Assignment Instructions: Approach I

1. Login to Saudi Digital library (SDL).2. Click on “open access”.  The search engine page will open.3. In Search engine of SDL write the following title as keywordand click search button.

Evaluation of the Conceptual Theories, Elements, and Processes of Knowledge Management in Modern Day Organisations

4. Open this research paper, read it thoroughly to answer the assignment questions.5. Besides this research paper use other material also to support your answer.

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Assignment Instructions: Approach II

1. Copy and paste the following link in your internet browser.

https://www.doaj.org

2. The link will take you to website of  “Directory of open access journals”.3. Copy the following title and paste it in “Search engine of DOAJ website”.

Evaluation of the Conceptual Theories, Elements, and Processes of Knowledge Management in Modern Day Organisations

4. The search results will show you the above research paper. Open the research paper and click on “Full text” Written near abstract of this paper. 5. Read the research paper thoroughly and answer the assignment questions.6. Besides this research paper use other material also to support your answer.

Assignment Question(s):

1. Summarize the historical overview of knowledge management in your own words. Support your answer with minimum two references ( 1 Mark ) (250-300 Words)2. Why is knowledge management important? Explain the core elements of knowledge management. ( 2 Marks )3. How is tacit knowledge different from explicit knowledge? Describe how the major types of knowledge (i.e., tacit and explicit) are transformed in the Nonaka and Takeuchi knowledge spiral model of KM. Use a concrete example to make your point. (  2 Marks )​​

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