Poor Knowledge Management in the Public Sector


 
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Poor Knowledge Management in the Public Sector
Edwin Acheampong, Student (University), Ghana, Member
Retirees in our public sector ministries, departments and agencies are a typical example of "knowledge walking out of the door" due to the absence of any systematic way of capturing, storing and transmitting the knowledge they have acquired over the years from their engagements in public service.
Governments must wake up!
I realise that knowledge management may be said to be largely a private sector concept or organisational strategy. After all, it is a private business that must make sure it survives the ever changing competitive market terrain. But I think a forward-looking and proactive government department or agency needs to manage its knowledge resources to ensure efficiency and good return on investments made in intellectual capital. I am however wondering how the public sector can be motivated to buy into knowledge management, at least to make a start....Sign up
 

 
Knowledge Management in the Public Sector
Dilip Khanal, CEO, Nepal, Member
Managing knowledge is possible if there is strong will. A retired government official in my country was overwhelmed when a high official invited her f...Sign up
 

 
Knowledge Management in the Public Sector
Lawrence Gqesha, Analyst, South Africa, Member
Who has a success story or failures in implementation of knowledge management in the public sector?
What has the public sector gained through kno...Sign up
 

 
Knowledge Management in Public Sector
anisha-noussa
In my opinion, there are various existing discrepances in our public sector. Retiring people must step back as they have been performing routine tasks...Sign up
 

 
Knowledge Sharing Beyond Hierarchy
Dilip Khanal, CEO, Nepal, Member
In public sector, the hierarchy prevents a knowledge sharing environment. To share knowledge, one requires an environment where sharing of knowledg...Sign up
 

 
Knowledge Management in Public Sector
Ramalingam K S, Management Consultant, India, Member
Knowledge management in the Indian public sectors is so rare. All are only people management, files management and SCM. There is no need to use 'knowl...Sign up
 

 
 



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