Knowledge Management Contextual Challenges

Knowledge Management Contextual Challenges

Italy / Spain / United Kingdom

INTERNATIONALISED LEARNING OUTCOMES

1. Understand the multicultural nature of processes; creating, sharing and reusing knowledge through human interactions in different contexts.

2. Develop understanding and insight of implicit or less conscious values, attitudes, and beliefs, particularly with regard to managing knowledge workers and Communities of Practice.

3. Understand non-domestic perspectives on role of knowledge and its management at local, national and international levels.

COLLABORATIVE ACTIVITIES

Asynchronous critical discussions, shared repository of work-based scenarios and comparative learning resources.

INTERACTION MODES

Asynchronous

ONLINE TECHNOLOGIES

Open Moodle, Discussion Forum.

FORMAT

WEEK 3

Task 1 Sharing Knowledge Management

Report and discuss individuals’ understanding of KM based on their experience as employees or customers in local environments.

WEEK 6

Task 2 Communities of Practice

Sharing experiences and perspectives on the concept of Communities of Practice, building an understanding of the concept and its benefits and challenges in different organisations and cultures.

WEEK 9

Task 3 Intercultural Reflection

Intercultural reflection through online group discussion and questionnaires on Knowledge Management and Communities of Practice.

How has the OIL project met theories learned in the classroom and enhanced intercultural competence for human interaction in KM?

CU ACADEMIC CONTEXT

Module Knowledge Management

Course MSc Management Information Systems

Level of Study Postgraduate Semester Two

CU STUDENT PARTICIPANTS

80