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Success Factors in the Implementation of a KM System

Below I present a set of factors required to exist for a successful implementation of a KM system, compiled from.

Knowledge friendly culture – The organization values learning and innovation, and establishes appropriate incentives and reward systems. People collaborate and have a positive attitude towards knowledge. When there is free flow of knowledge from other employees, individuals tend to respond in the same manner.

Opportunities – Employees must be placed in an environment where they have opportunities to use their capabilities to the fullest.

Motivation – Employees must be motivated to share their knowledge with other people in the organization. They must be convinced that their sharing of knowledge will be valuable to the organization and, most importantly, to themselves.

Concrete shared objectives – Develop a broadly shared understanding of the enterprise’s mission, current direction, and the role of the individual in support of the enterprise and of the individual’s own interest…