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Review: Knowledge Management and Knowledge Management Systems: Conceptual Foundations and Research Issues
The objective of KMS is to support creation, transfer, and application of knowledge in organizations by promoting a class of information systems, referred to as knowledge management systems.
Computer-Mediated Collaborative Learning: An Empirical Evaluation
- M. Alavi
- EducationMIS Q.
- 1 June 1994
Investigation of whether the use of a group decision support system (GDSS) in a collaborative learning process enhances student learning and evaluation of classroom experiences indicates that GDSS-supported collaborative learning leads to higher levels of perceived skill development, self-reported learning, and Evaluation of classroom experience in comparison with non-G DSS supported collaborative learning.
Knowledge Management Systems: Issues, Challenges, and Benefits
The knowledge-based theory of the firm suggests that knowledge is the organizational asset that enables sustainable competitive advantage in hypercompetitive environments. The emphasis on knowledge…
What's Different about Social Media Networks? A Framework and Research Agenda
Several key differences between traditional offline social networks and online social media networks are outlined by juxtaposing an established typology of social network research with a well-regarded definition of social media platforms that articulates four key features.
Media and Group Cohesion: Relative Influences on Social Presence, Task Participation, and Group Consensus
The study found that influence of group cohesion over social presence is additive, rather than substitutive, to that of media condition, and played a more important role than social presence in determining the degree of consensus among group members in computer-mediated communication environments.
Research Commentary: Technology-Mediated Learning - A Call for Greater Depth and Breadth of Research
This essay suggests potential research avenues in the area of technology- mediated learning and recommends attention to a greater breadth of research questions, including issues of how technology-mediated learning affects program design and what structures and processes universities can employ to facilitate innovation.
An Empirical Examination of the Influence of Organizational Culture on Knowledge Management Practices
Using a case study method, this paper examines the cultural values and knowledge management approaches within a large global information services company and one of its knowledge communities and highlights the influence of culture on the use of knowledge management technologies and the outcomes of such use.
Knowledge integration in virtual teams: The potential role of KMS
This article identifies four challenges to knowledge integration in virtual team environments: constraints on transactive memory, insufficient mutual understanding, failure in sharing and retaining contextual knowledge, and inflexibility of organizational ties, and proposes knowledge management system (KMS) approaches to meet these challenges.
Emergent leadership in virtual teams: what do emergent leaders do?
Information Technology and Organizational Learning: An Investigation of Exploration and Exploitation Processes
It is found that each of these IT-enabled learning mechanisms enable capabilities that have a distinct effect on the exploration and exploitation learning dynamics in the organization, and this effect is dependent on organizational and environmental conditions.