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.
Asynchronous critical discussions, shared repository of work-based scenarios and comparative learning resources.
Open Moodle, Discussion Forum.
Task 1 Sharing Knowledge Management
Report and discuss individuals’ understanding of KM based on their experience as employees or customers in local environments.
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.
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?
Module Knowledge Management
Course MSc Management Information Systems
Level of Study Postgraduate Semester Two