What is knowledge management?

 January 11, 2011 – 10:03 am
What is Knowledge Management?


Knowledge Management Consultant, Chris Collison defines knowledge management, and explains the breadth of tools and techniques which underpin this discipline. Transcript What is knowledge management? Knowledge management is a set of tools, techniques, methods, ways of working, and desired behaviours which help an organization to be more effective. It is different from other improvement toolkits and management movements like Six Sigma or LEAN Manufacturing because it focuses much more on “know how” and the “know who”. How do you put that to work more effectively in an organization? How do you share the key points, nuggets and “rules of thumb”? How do you ensure that the right contacts are made such that people have the right conversations they need to have at the beginning of the project, before everyone gets into action? This is why Knowledge Management is quite a “broad church” of techniques and approaches – and is getting broader every year. So what kind of activities might I become involved with if I’m a Knowledge manager? You could find yourself exploring tools to identify and support the networks in an organization; networks or communities of practice; ways of mapping how people are connected, ways of improving these

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You can do just about Anything

There are SO many career opportunities once you have your nursing degree.
You can go into Pharmaceutical sales or clinical development, drug safety, clinical information management- this is all only in Pharma, you can check out jobs at biospace.com to see the full range.
Otherwise, you can go into legal nurse consulting (requires experience as a nurse) the insurance industry, cruise...e in this country start to deteriorate more rapidly over the next decade, you will have the knowledge to be able to "defend" your own family if they are ever ill-
God knows I would not leave my families bedside in a hosptial these days without my overseeing the nursing care- NOt that I don't trust or respect nurses, but the atmosphere we practice in promotes the chance for serious errors.

The reason why they get away with it is that

And you aren't.
You have to realize that you don't have all the answers nor all the knowledge here. The true immature one is the OP because you have to learn to choose your battles and it seems that this one happens over and over again.
We don't know a lot of the story here - what if the OP actually sabotaged something or even harmlessly forgot to do something on time? It's not managements fault there now is it?
You need to do some soul searching and really think - is it you or is it them? Usually it's both but it's usually more you than them because they stay and you go.

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