Volker Derballa

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IntroductIon IT support for knowledge management (KM) is a widely discussed issue. Whereas an overempha-sis on technology is often criticized, the general consensus is that a well-balanced combination of technical and social approaches can be a rewarding departure (Alavi & Leidner, 1999). The usage of knowledge management systems (KMSs) (i.e., information(More)
Whereas knowledge management (KM) has gained much attention in the field of management science and practice as the eminent source of competitive advantage (e.g., Davenport & Prusak, 1998; Drucker, 1993; Nonaka & Takeuchi, 1995; Probst, Raub, & Romhardt, 2003), one issue has been largely neglected: The aspect of mobility. Conventional solutions for knowledge(More)
Angesichts der in der Vergangenheit wenig erfolgreichen Versuche, den Austausch von Wissen durch IT zu unterstützen, werden in diesem Beitrag die Präferenzen der Nutzer in Bezug auf Wissensaustausch untersucht. Dabei zeigen sich eine hohe Motivation und eine klare Bevorzugung persönlicher Interaktionen. Hemmnisse liegen weniger in kulturellen oder(More)
The necessity for managing knowledge is stressed by wide array of recent publications ranging from information science to strategic management substantiating their proposition with the tremendous changes in the context organisations that are operating today. Although knowledge management (KM) literature and research projects are increasingly extending their(More)
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