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The Knowledge Management and Intellectual Capital Excellence Awards at ECKM

The 3rd Knowledge Management and Intellectual Capital Excellence Awards at ECKM 2017

puzzle-in-a-lightbulb--problem-solving-conceptThe application of Knowledge Management (KM) and Intellectual Capital (IC) can lead to considerable improvements in organisational efficiency and effectiveness, not to mention competitive advantage. However, examples of good practice in the employment of KM and/or IC are not easy to find. The KM and IC Excellence awards aims to showcase good examples of high quality KM and IC in practice. These examples will be considered through case histories and we welcome contributions from academics, business professionals and students. Examples of the use of KM and/or IC within a university are also welcome.

The final round of the competition will be run alongside the 18th European Conference on Knowledge Management in Barcelona, Spain on the 7 – 8 September 2017

The 2016 (joint) winners of Awards were the initiatives: Mentoring, lessons learned, best practices, storytelling and knowledge base by Fábio Batista from the Institute for Applied Economic Research, Ipea, Brazil, and Designing a KM Strategy for a Provincial Government Department by Andrew  Kok and Jan-Carel de Ridder from Western Cape Government – Department of Transport & Public Works, South Africa. You can read these case histories and the other finalists in the 2016 Anthology of Case Histories, available from www.academic-bookshop.com

To enter the competition this year we are asking, in the first instance, for a 300 word abstract describing the initiative. If your proposal is suitable you will be invited to submit a full case history of no more than 3000 words, which will be considered as an entry to the competition. A panel of international adjudicators will evaluate the case histories.

When preparing your abstract, keep in mind that full case histories will be structured around the following headings:

  1. Introduction to the nature of the KM and IC initiative and its specific objectives
  2. The infrastructure i.e. people, systems, hardware, software etc. required to launch the initiative
  3. The challenges that were encountered, how they developed and how they were overcome
  4. How the initiative was received by the users or participants
  5. The learning outcomes that were achieved and how they were measured and evaluated
  6. Plans to further develop the initiative.

Authors of the top rated initiatives will be invited to register and attend the 18th European Conference on Knowledge Management 2017 to present their case histories to the judges and conference participants. Finalists will also have their case histories published in a book and a prize will be awarded to the initiative judged to show the most creative thinking.

Click here to submit an abstract to the competition.

The 3rd Knowledge Management and Intellectual Capital Excellence Awards - ECKM 2017

Important Dates

Abstract Submission – 21 March 2017

Notification of Abstract Acceptance – 31 March 2017

Full Case History Submission – 10 May 2017

Finalists announced – 19 June 2017

If you have any queries, email: sue@academic-conferences.org

 

 

Knowledge Management and Intellectual Capital Excellence Awards at ECKM 2016

The winners at ECKM 2016

 

ECKM comp winnersJoint 1st Place:
Mentoring, lessons learned, best practices, storytelling and knowledge base
Batista Fábio, Institute for Applied Economic Research, - Ipea, Brazil
and
Designing a KM Strategy for a Provincial Government Department
Kok Andrew and
Jan-Carel de Ridder Western Cape Government – Department of Transport & Public Works, South Africa

Knowledge Management and Intellectual Capital Excellence Awards at ECKM 2015

The winner at ECKM 2015

The Winners of the 2015 Knowledge Management and Intellectual Capital Excellence Awards, Barry Bryne and Vincent McGrath from the Irish Defence Forces with the Judges.

The Winners of the 2015 Knowledge Management and Intellectual Capital Excellence Awards, Barry Bryne and Vincent McGrath from the Irish Defence Forces with the Judges.

The winning case history was entitled Irish Defence Forces’ Information and Knowledge Management (IKM) Programme.

To buy a copy of the case histories from the finalists of the 2015 Knowledge Management and Intellectual Capital Excellence Awards click here