Inside Knowledge Magazine /Knowledge Management Magazine Archive
Volume 2 Issue 2
Exploring KM Implementation Strategies
Victor Newman and Ben Adesola, of the Knowledge Development Centre, Cranfield University, have conducted a series of interviews and workshops to discover what CKOs really think about their KM projects. They conclude that many have failed to create a distinctive KM methodology.
Intellectual Capital: The Rewards and the Risks
Derrick DSouza and Ken Douglas recognise that there are significant rewards to be gained by those businesses that can relate their investments and management of intangibles explicitly to their market value. But first they need to define what Intellectual Capital actually means.
Measuring the Knower: Towards a Theory of Knowledge Equity
If practitioners and researchers are serious about developing a comprehensive theory and field of knowledge management then it is crucial to develop valid and reliable measures of knowledge. Rashi Glazer believes that introducing the knower into the measurement process is crucial to achieving this.
The Cognitive Dimension
Knowledge management holds almost limitless potential for increasing profitability and competitiveness, provided organizations manage the cognitive dimension. Here, Brenda Clur provides a strategy for building the cognitive capacity that underpins the acquisition and transfer of task-related know how and expertise in changing environments.
The International View on How to Account for Intangibles
In July 1998, the International Accounting Standards Committee (IASC) approved accounting rules that represent a step forward towards the recognition of some intangible assets in financial statements and provide a better understanding of investments in intangible assets. Laurence Rivat outlines the story of IAS 38 and the implications this will have for valuing knowledge.