Knowledge Taxonomies: Fall 2013

Instructor:

Kimiz Dalkir

School:

McGill

Semester:

Fall 2013

Description:

Basic classification and categorization methods, major taxonomy tools and technologies and practice in knowledge mapping and modelling. Theory and techniques of organization of both tacit and explicit knowledge at three levels: individual, community and the organization. Emphasis will be placed on the social nature of knowledge codification.

Required Textbook:

Lambe, P. 2009. Organising Knowledge. Taxonomies, knowledge and organizational effectiveness.

Link to Syllabus:

http://www.mcgill.ca/sis/files/sis/glis663_2013fallrev_dalkir.pdf

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Intellectual Capital: Winter 2014

Instructor:

Kimiz Dalkir

School:

McGill

Semester:

Winter 2014

Description:

  • Demonstrate understanding of key intellectual capital and organizational memory management concepts;
  • To model the flow, sharing and leveraging of intellectual assets;
  • To identify some of the principal cultural characteristics that are necessary to encourage organizational learning and innovation;
  • To describe the links between individual and organizational learning;
  • To monitor, value, categorize and report intellectual capital.

Required Textbook:

No required textbook.

Link to Syllabus:

http://www.mcgill.ca/sis/files/sis/glis662_2014winter_dalkir.pdf

Knowledge Management: Fall 2013

Instructor:

Kimiz Dalkir

School:

McGill

Semester:

Fall 2013

Description:

An introduction to knowledge management and its links to information systems and information professionals. A broad overview of the creation, capture, codification, sharing and application of knowledge in both tacit and explicit forms. Emphasis is placed on the tools and techniques as well as the role of organizational culture.

Required Textbook:

Dalkir, K. 2011. Knowledge Management in Theory and Practice, 2nd ed.

Link to Syllabus:

http://www.mcgill.ca/sis/files/sis/glis661_2013fall_dalkir.pdf