Knowledge Management (MGMT730) Assignment
Due Date: 28 Jan, 2020
To attempt this assignment you need to read an article “The Eleven Deadliest Sins of Knowledge Management”. The article can be downloaded from Downloads section of LMS.
This reading presents different errors that may occur in the field of knowledge management (KM). A systematic attention has been recently given to KM therefore it is important to detect these errors so that KM does not become yet another management trend that promises too much but delivers too little. If we would not be able to identify and resolve these errors, “what we know” about knowledge management may become a myth.
There are eleven errors discussed in the article. According to you, how might you rectify the following two errors? Discuss with rationale.
- Not Developing a Working Definition of Knowledge
- Focusing on the Past and the Present and Not the Future
Demos to Prepare the Assignment
The following demos will help you to learn about literature review, how to search articles in Google Scholar, and referencing with EndNote. Eventually, you will be able to conceptualize rationales from literature review.
Overview of Literature Review:
What is a Literature Review? A literature review synthesizes scholarly literature on a topic by evaluating a selection of sources. It describes common themes, but must also demonstrate the author’s understanding of the literature through critical analysis, as well as identify gaps and/or controversies in the research.
If you want to know the overview of Literature Review, watch the following short video.
Literature Review - A Practical Example:
If you want to know the Literature Review with the help of a practical example, watch the following short video.
Research Articles in Google Scholar & Referencing with EndNote:
If you want to know how to search research articles in Google Scholar and referencing with EndNote then watch the following short video.
OTHER IMPORTANT INSTRUCTIONS:
Plagiarism - How not to do it:
If you want to know how to avoid plagiarism then watch the following video.
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