Towards Web-Based Information and Knowledge Management in Higher Education Institutions

  • Joel J. P. C. Rodrigues
  • Maria Joaquina Barrulas
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 2720)


This paper is about knowledge management (KM) in organizations and reports the results of a research project carried out in the Department of Informatics (Computer Science) of the University of Beira Interior – Portugal. The study aimed at to identify and to understand knowledge generation, knowledge transfer and knowledge sharing among the actors of a university department. Based upon the study findings, a knowledge management model aimed at to facilitate personal interaction and knowledge sharing within the department is proposed.


Knowledge Management Knowledge Sharing Tacit Knowledge Explicit Knowledge Intellectual Capital 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Joel J. P. C. Rodrigues
    • 1
  • Maria Joaquina Barrulas
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of InformaticsUniversity of Beira InteriorCovilhãPortugal
  2. 2.Estrada do Paço do LumiarINETI – Instituto Nacional de Engenharia e Tecnologia IndustrialLisbonPortugal

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