Knowledge Management (MGT-403)
First Semester (2023-2024)
Course Learning Outcomes-Covered
Define the different Knowledge types and explain how they are addressed by knowledge management in different business environments.
Identify and analyse role of communities of practice in knowledge management and the challenges and issues pertaining to community of practice.
Demonstrate effective knowledge management skills to utilize knowledge management tools for the benefits of the organization.
The focus of the assignment is to evaluate the understanding level of students related to communities of Practice, learning organization, and various techniques used to capture tacit and explicit knowledge.
Q.1: Write a detailed note on the “Three forms of knowledge” Explained by K. Wiig in his knowledge management model. Briefly describe the four types of knowledge explained by K. Wiig. (2 Marks)
Q.2: Discuss in detail the following techniques of capturing tacit Knowledge? (3 Marks)
a. Learning History.
Q. 3: Why are “Communities of practice” Important? How can organizations cultivate communities of practice? How can these communities of practice contribute towards the knowledge needs of the organization? (2.5 Marks)
Q. 4: Compare and contrast some different types of communities of practice. Describe how they would differ with respect to their goals. (2.5 Marks)