How to Transfer a Knowledge Management Approach to an Organization – A Set of Patterns and Anti-patterns

  • Anne Persson
  • Janis Stirna
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 4333)


The succesful implementation of a knowledge management approach in an organization is inherently difficult and risky. This paper presents, in the form of organizational patterns some concrete advice that will improve the possibilities of a knowledge management initiative to survive the implementation phase. The sources of the advice are a number of case studies that were carried out in private and public organizations.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Anne Persson
    • 1
  • Janis Stirna
    • 2
  1. 1.School of Humanities and InformaticsUniversity of SkövdeSkövdeSweden
  2. 2.Department of Computer and Systems SciencesRoyal Institute of TechnologyKistaSweden

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