Knowledge management: cultivating knowledge professionals

Dr Suliman Hawamdeh 
Chandos  November 2003  

Paperback  222 pp  ISBN 978184334 0379      £25.00

Hardcover  222 pp  ISBN 9781843340386      £60.00

Serves as a reference for individuals interested in knowledge management (KM) and educational issues surrounding KM. Looks at KM as an emerging profession and the need to educate a new generation of knowledge professionals to deal with managing knowledge on the one hand and managing knowledge workers on the other hand. Examines the skills and competencies of knowledge professionals; and how educational programs can address these demands to develop the requisite professional competencies.

Key Features

  • Is the first book to cover KM education
  • Adopts a multidisciplinary approach to KM education
  • Based on the many years of experience of the author in KM education
  • Covers KM professional skills and competencies
  • Provides a road map to KM education

The Author

Dr Hawamdeh is Professor of Knowledge Management at Oklahoma University. He acts as a consultant to many organisations around the world, is Editor in Chief of the Journal of Informa-tion and Knowledge Management.


KM professionals and academics; librarians and other information professionals; graduates and undergraduates involved in KM courses, and other courses where KM is an important element.


The dawn of the knowledge economy
The complex nature of knowledge
Intellectual capital
Role of technology in KM
Knowledge sharing
Organisation culture
Communities in practice
Learning organisation
KM education and curriculum development
Directory of graduate programs in KM education and other organisations

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