Understanding and Applying Knowledge Management and Knowledge Management Systems in Developing Countries: Some Conceptual Foundations

  • Kweku-Muata Osei-Bryson
  • Gunjan Mansingh
  • Lila Rao
Part of the Integrated Series in Information Systems book series (ISIS, volume 35)


In this chapter we provide an overview on knowledge management (KM) and knowledge management systems. Foundational concepts that are relevant to the other chapters are discussed. This chapter along with the other chapters aims to provide guidance to researchers and practitioners who are looking to address KM in developing countries.


Knowledge management Knowledge management systems 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Kweku-Muata Osei-Bryson
    • 1
  • Gunjan Mansingh
    • 2
  • Lila Rao
    • 3
  1. 1.Department of Information SystemsVirginia Commonwealth UniversityRichmondUSA
  2. 2.Department of ComputingThe University of the West IndiesMona CampusJamaica
  3. 3.Mona School of Business and ManagementThe University of the West IndiesMona CampusJamaica

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