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|Title:||Knowledge management in academic institutions|
|Author(s):||Dev Raj Adhikari, (Central Department of Management, Tribhuvan University, Kathmandu, Nepal)|
|Citation:||Dev Raj Adhikari, (2010) "Knowledge management in academic institutions", International Journal of Educational Management, Vol. 24 Iss: 2, pp.94 - 104|
|Keywords:||Higher education, Knowledge management, Nepal|
|Article type:||Conceptual paper|
|DOI:||10.1108/09513541011020918 (Permanent URL)|
|Publisher:||Emerald Group Publishing Limited|
|Acknowledgements:||This paper was prepared for discussion at the Campus Chief Seminar organized by Tribhuvan University, Kathmandu, Nepal, August 2008.|
Purpose – The purpose of this paper is to present a concept of knowledge among the campus chiefs and other university leaders to make them aware of how important knowledge management (KM) is to achieve quality education criteria.
Design/methodology/approach – The approach of the article is basically conceptual and descriptive. The article was presented at three different seminars of professors and campus chiefs and their suggestions are also incorporated.
Originality/value – The article deals with KM and quality education relations. The author believes that this article is valuable to academic leaders to know the issues and challenges of Nepalese academic institutions and apply the concept of KM to achieve quality education goals.
Practical implications – The article was prepared to familiarize Nepalese educational leaders with the tools and processes of KM.
Originality/value – This is a conceptual article and there is still a need for research in Nepalese academic institutions to know the real situation of KM. However, the article helps educational leaders to know how important are KM concepts, tools and practices to fulfill the objective of quality education.
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