How to Overcome the Cultural Barriers That Can Blockade Knowledge Management
By Kevin O'Connor
REMEMBER THE movie Field of Dreams, where Kevin Costner's character built a baseball field in the middle of a cornfield in Iowa, because he was told, "If you build it, they will come?"
Unfortunately, this is the strategy most firms use when they implement knowledge management. They simply set out to build a KM system, without addressing the myriad cultural barriers ingrained in most firms.
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Knowledge Management as Internet Strategy
By John Hokkanen
TWO HIP TOPICS -- knowledge management and the Internet -- have a lot of similarities. Law firms have a unique opportunity to work at, understand, and develop a knowledge management strategy and then leverage those efforts towards their Internet strategy.