Title: Developing knowledge networks: a practical methodology and experiences from cases

Authors: Dimitris Apostolou, Niki Papailiou, Gregoris Mentzas

Addresses: Department of Informatics, University of Piraeus, Karaoli and Dimitriou 80, Piraeus, GR-18534, Greece. ' Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, National Technical University of Athens, GR-10682, Athens, Greece. ' Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, National Technical University of Athens, GR-10682, Athens, Greece

Abstract: This paper describes the role of Knowledge Networks (KNs) in modern organisations and presents a practical methodology for developing and fostering KNs. Experiences from real-life initiatives are used to illustrate the application of the methodology in organisations and to assess the impact of KNs on improving the management of organisational knowledge.

Keywords: knowledge management; knowledge networks; social networks; organisational knowledge.

DOI: 10.1504/IJKMS.2007.012529

International Journal of Knowledge Management Studies, 2007 Vol.1 No.3/4, pp.330 - 355

Available online: 20 Feb 2007 *

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