Teaching Knowledge Management in the context of information systems education: A foundation for educators and curriculum

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Knowledge Management is a current and important topic in Information Systems education. As the transformation of data into information, and information into knowledge enables the business organization to compete globally, teaching Knowledge Management concepts and technologies in the context of information systems is a challenging task. Knowledge is the catalyst of innovation in the new knowledge economy. 21st century knowledge workers will use knowledge to advance the competitive position of the business organization. This paper applies a relevant literature review in answering six foundational questions regarding Knowledge Management. This is useful to all Information Systems educators who are interested in the relationship of information systems to Knowledge Management. © 2006 EDSIG.

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