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No. 51 June 2001
 

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This month we ask how grounded your knowledge strategy is in reality. We also have reports on the Global Knowledge Partnership conference in Kuala Lumpur and on other international developments.

David Skyrme
Managing Editor

MAIN FEATURE
Knowledge Strategy: What's Your Reality Check?

Why do so many well written, seemingly sensible knowledge (management) strategies get thrown out, or not given the resources they need to be carried out? Strategies are approved by executive boards and yet one year later are going nowhere. What goes wrong?
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SPECIAL FEATURE
Building Knowledge Societies: Spotlight on Kuala Lumpur
Second Global Knowledge Partnership Conference (GKII)

Three years after the Canadian government and The World Bank hosted the first Global Knowledge Conference in Toronto in 1997, the Global Knowledge Partnership (GKP) -- formed in the wake of that meeting and now numbering over 60 organizations -- continued the dialogue for a week in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Find out what happened.
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SPECIAL FEATURE No. 2
Knowledge Capital Scorecard No. 3

Are intangible assets and knowledge capital the real drivers of value in corporate enterprises? Baruch Lev of New York University says, '... it's the investments in R&D, Internet applications, human resources, and customer acquisition that drive the performance of companies now. And there is no indication of the value of those investments in financial reports'.
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SPECIAL FEATURE No. 3
The Intangibles of Competition/Cooperation

'Western theories and practice have run out steam and are out of tune with the emergent global demands,' argue ENTOVATION colleague Parthasarathi Banerjee and Frank-Jurgen Richter in a new book. Find out more about this publication, described by Debra M. Amidon as a seminal work.
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KNOWLEDGE DIGEST
A round-up of of recent developments.

Learning to Fly: A KM Fieldbook

Knowledge Sharing 'WorldJam' at IBM

Fast Talking on Innovation

Digital Governance - A Project of KnowNet

New Business Development Discussion Group

New ENTOVATION Primers

10Ps of Internet Marketing


EVENTS

A selection of some of the best forthcoming events


THOUGHT FOR THE MONTH

"You never actually own knowledge. You merely take care of it for others" (adapted from an advert for a Patek Philippe watch).



 

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MANUFACTURING: Conversion to Knowledge Factories

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Humanizing the Internet: Power to the People

Knowledge Centric Websites?

Architecture for the Knowledge Enterprise

Knowledge Markets: The Future

The IC of Nations

Knowledge Management: Has It Peaked?

Knowledge Sun Rising in Japan

Ignorance Adds Excitement?

Most Admired Knowledge Leaders 2000

ENTOVATION and Global Learn Day IV

Portals: Panacea or Pig?

Knowledge Associations: Networks or Not works?

Market Creation in the Dotcom Economy

Dot com winners and losers



ALL-TIME FAVOURITES

Customers: a new twist on knowledge management

Virtual teaming and virtual organizations: 25 principles of proven practice

Measurement myopia; those who measure and those who act

Portal power: gateways or trapdoors?

Creativity is not innovation

Virtual trust

China: accepting the knowledge challenge

Innovation action for Europe