Managing information and knowledge sharing cultures in higher educations institutions

Assoc. Prof. Leon Abdillah

Managing information and knowledge sharing cultures in higher educations institutions

Leon Andretti Abdillah

Recommended Citation:

L. A. Abdillah, “Managing information and knowledge sharing cultures in higher educations institutions,” in The 11th International Research Conference on Quality, Innovation, and Knowledge Management (QIK2014), The Trans Luxury Hotel, Bandung, Indonesia, 2014.



Abstracts: Information and knowledge (IK) are very important for any institution including education higher institution. Those IK are stored in every single individual in organization in the form of experiences, skills, etc. The growth of the higher education institution nowadays relies on how an institution manage the dissemination of those IK over the organization by using information technology (IT). This article discusses several ways and tools for engaging persons in the organization to build sharing cultures. This article gives some views of freely availabe applications over internet to be used for IK sharing cultures. 


Based on the discussions above, author concludes this article as follows:

a)      For early stage of knowledge management in higer education institution not always involve complicated systems, but institutions could used freely availabe applications over the internet.

b)      As the main key success factor to integrated sparse information over an organiation, IT plays the significant role and become a primary backbone for IT based organizations in the future.

c)      The commitment from top management are vital to support the continuality of knowledge sharing cultures over higher education institutions.

d)      Some higher education institutions need to explore their typical sharing culture as the characteristic and unique value of their orgaization.

e)      For future research, there is a great opportunity for education institution to integrated many applications over the main gate.


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