Title: The construction of academic administration learning platform

Authors: Ching-Yaw Chen, Yu-Je Yu-Je, Kae-Shuan Kao

Addresses: Department of Business Administration, Shu-Te University, 59 Hun Shan Road, Hun Shan, Yen Chau, Kaohsiung 82445, Taiwan, ROC. ' Department of Marketing Management, Takming College, No. 56, Sec. 1, Huanshan Road, Neihu District, Taipei 11451, Taiwan, ROC. ' Department of International Trade, Takming College, No. 56, Sec. 1, Huanshan Road, Neihu District, Taipei 11451, Taiwan, ROC

Abstract: This study aims at exploring Knowledge Management (KM) of universities and how to combine the concepts of KM and information technology to increase the management capability of academic administration affairs. Individual In-depth Interview method was used to obtain information about academic administration office, the role the staff play and their willingness to cooperate with this implementation. We build up the framework of this study based on the theories on organisational learning in information technology and business. With facilitation of prototyping platform, the results of this study can be used as a reference for implementing KM on academic administration affairs of other universities.

Keywords: explicit knowledge; knowledge management; KM; learning platforms; tacit knowledge; academic administration; higher education; university administration; universities; organisational learning; information technology.

DOI: 10.1504/IJIL.2008.019149

International Journal of Innovation and Learning, 2008 Vol.5 No.6, pp.711 - 732

Published online: 30 Jun 2008 *

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