WIT Press


Knowledge Management In Higher Education: The Business-side Performance

Price

Free (open access)

Paper DOI

10.2495/NL040321

Volume

30

Pages

10

Published

2004

Size

252 kb

Author(s)

L.C. Rodrigues, E.A. Maccari & M.I.R. de Almeida

Abstract

As a unique case of knowledge production, higher education institutions typically deal with knowledge offering, but seem to lack in using the advantages of knowledge management (KM). The target of this work was to identify KM presence and processes in Higher Education Institutions (HEI) in Brazil. Our research was circumscribed to the five best higher learning institutions, all of which are universities, according to the Student Guide 2001. Results indicated that KM, in the research and the understanding of KM, is still restricted to knowledge production (fundamental research and intellectual publication). There are little, or rare, organizationa

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