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

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. 

Conclusions

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.

References

[1]          N. Sedziuviene and J. Vveinhardt, “The Paradigm of Knowledge Management in Higher Educational Institutions,” Inzinerine Ekonomika-Engineering Economics, vol. 5, pp. 79-90, 2009.

[2]          D. H. Sonnenwald and L. G. Pierce, “Information behavior in dynamic group work contexts: interwoven situational awareness, dense social networks and contested collaboration in command and control,” Information Processing & Management, vol. 36, pp. 461-479, 2000.

[3]          I. Nonaka, “A dynamic theory of organizational knowledge creation,” Organization science, vol. 5, pp. 14-37, 1994.

[4]          M. Alavi and D. E. Leidner, “Review: Knowledge management and knowledge management systems: Conceptual foundations and research issues,” MIS quarterly, pp. 107-136, 2001.

[5]          F. Lindner and A. Wald, “Success factors of knowledge management in temporary organizations,” International Journal of Project Management, vol. 29, pp. 877-888, 2011.

[6]          J. Rowley, “Is higher education ready for knowledge management?,” International Journal of Educational Management, vol. 14, pp. 325-333, 2000.

[7]          M. Laclavik, et al., “Network Enterprise Interoperability and Collaboration using E-mail Communication,” in Proceedings of eChallenges, 2007, pp. 1078-1085.

[8]          R. H. Wild, et al., “A framework for e-learning as a tool for knowledge management,” Industrial Management & Data Systems, vol. 102, pp. 371-380, 2002.

[9]          L. A. Abdillah, “Students learning center strategy based on e-learning and blogs,” in Seminar Nasional Sains dan Teknologi (SNST) ke-4 Tahun 2013, Fakultas Teknik Universitas Wahid Hasyim Semarang 2013, pp. F.3.15-20.

[10]        L. A. Abdillah, “PDF articles metadata harvester,” Jurnal Komputer dan Informatika (JKI), vol. 10, pp. 1-7, April 2012.

[11]        F. Concannon, et al., “What campus-based students think about the quality and benefits of e-learning,” British Journal of Educational Technology, vol. 36, pp. 501-512, 2005.

[12]        Moodle. (2013). Moodle. Available: https://moodle.org/

[13]        D. R. Rahadi and L. A. Abdillah, “The utilization of social networking as promotion media (Case study: Handicraft business in Palembang),” in Seminar Nasional Sistem Informasi Indonesia (SESINDO), Bali, 2013.

[14]        D. McQuail, McQuail’s mass communication theory, 6th ed. London: SAGE Publications Limited, 2010.

[15]        J. Hemsley and R. M. Mason, “Knowledge and Knowledge Management in the Social Media Age,” Journal of Organizational Computing and Electronic Commerce, vol. 23, pp. 138-167, 2013/01/01 2012.

[16]        M. R. Beazley, “Eprints Institutional Repository Software: A Review,” Partnership: the Canadian Journal of Library and Information Practice and Research, vol. 5, 2011.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *