A knowledge leader (or champion) is widely recognised as the person who is setting the direction for knowledge management and driving it forward.
Do you see yourself as a knowledge leader? The following are just a few of the key roles for a knowledge leader that were discussed at the Knowledge Leadership Roundtable at the Southern African Knowledge Management Summit.
Being able to close the strategic gaps – ask “what are the business challenges?” and bring knowledge management to bear on directly addressing those.
The future role of the knowledge leaders is as facilitators or instigators of KM across the organisation – collaborating and leading collaboration across organisational silos.
Leading innovation management, bringing the experience and principles of knowledge management into innovation management.
In essence, it is about taking responsibility and building trust, amongst our profession, as well as in our different organisations.
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