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Knowledge management



Guide

The Method

The Method is being published chapter-by-chapter via the Monash Bridges/Figshare platform over 2021. The aim the guide is to clearly explain the thinking behind the resource, and provide instructions on how specific tools within it can be used to design better behaviour change programs.
Report

Maximising the impact of global development research: a new approach to knowledge brokering

The report provides lessons and recommended practices for all those funding and designing social science research for development and seeking to maximise its impact beyond academia.
Journal article

Web-based knowledge management system for Camarines Norte State College

The objective of this study is to develop Knowledge Management System for Camarines Norte State College that is capable of knowledge sharing, creating and knowledge repository.
Conference paper

Improving the learning of design management operations by exploiting production's feedback: design science approach

The results of this study indicate that while the relevancy of continuous learning is well recognised, construction organisations are incapable of effectively exploiting the best practices of knowledge management.
Draft report

2019 Revision of the AIATSIS guidelines for ethical research in Australian Indigenous studies: consultation draft

The Code for Ethical Conduct in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Research consultation draft was launched on 1 July 2019. The code is the result of a comprehensive review of GERAIS to mark its 20th anniversary. This consultation draft has been released for public feedback...
Report

Australian healthcare governance and the cultural safety and security of Australia’s First Peoples: an annual critique

The question that stimulated this critique was: how are healthcare stewards meant to restructure their corporate governance so that their healthcare services are more culturally safe and secure for Australia’s First Peoples?
Journal article

Whither standpoint theory in a post-truth world?

This paper begins with a brief overview of the origins and continued use of standpoint theory in the social sciences. It highlights both historical and contemporary challenges to the utility of standpoint theory as a critical scholarly tool, including developments such as intersectionality and transgenderism...
Conference paper

Knowledge management and its application in developing lean culture

Construction projects generate a lot of learning during their lifecycle, but it is common to see this learning go underutilized in subsequent projects. If an organization learns to control the 'waste of knowledge' during the project lifecycle and utilize this knowledge in subsequent projects, it...
Working paper

Absorptive capacity in New Zealand firms: measurement and importance

This research found that firms with a high ability to learn tend to undertake research and development and be New Zealand-based multinationals. They also tend to be larger firms that employ high numbers of professionals, managers and technicians.
Presentation

Changing the system: advocacy and alliances for access to knowledge

What aspects of the current system hamper the effective flow of knowledge and good governance, how can they be reformed and what advocacy is required?
Conference paper

Knowledge management and information flow through social networks analysis in Chilean architecture firms

In the Architecture, Engineering and Construction (AEC) sector, information flow and knowledge management influence how companies organize, work and produce, which can be represented in a social network analysis (SNA). Information flows are a critical activity for the work done in architecture firms. The objective...
Report

Braunstone Blues: information sharing workshop report

The aim of this project is to reduce reliance on emergency services, by educating and supporting the local community through its programme of healthy, safe and secure visits and organised events.
Report

The future of free speech, trolls, anonymity and fake news online

Many experts fear uncivil and manipulative behaviors on the internet will persist – and may get worse. This will lead to a splintering of social media into AI-patrolled and regulated ‘safe spaces’ separated from free-for-all zones. Some worry this will hurt the open exchange of...
Essay

Open access: toward the internet of the mind

Access means access. Whenever access to documents is impeded, the quality of human communication suffers. Impeding access can take a wide variety of forms, ranging from limiting who can work with documents, to delaying when such work can take place. Financial barriers and embargoes, for...
Journal article

Narrative review of frameworks for translating research evidence into policy and practice

A significant challenge in research translation is that interested parties interpret and apply the associated terms and conceptual frameworks in different ways. The purpose of this review was to: a) examine different research translation frameworks; b) examine the similarities and differences between the frameworks; and...
Transcript

ANROWS' approach to knowledge translation and exchange: what is it and how do we do it?

ANROWS CEO, Heather Nancarrow, delivered this address in the opening session of ANROWS' inaugural national research conference on Tuesday 23 February 2016. Ms Nancarrow's address considers current literature on the concept of knowledge translation and exchange; KTE strategies in the violence against women field; and...
Journal article

Does information really want to be free? Indigenous knowledge systems and the question of openness

The “information wants to be free” meme was born some 20 years ago from the free and open source software development community. This article injects both the histories of collecting and the politics of information circulation in relation to Indigenous knowledge into this debate by...
Conference paper

Policies, standards and frameworks for managing knowledge - exploring the use of the Australian standard

This paper is part of an exploration of the role of overarching policy, standards and frameworks and models for enabling the management of knowledge in organisations. It reports an empirical study of how large Australian government agencies are using policy and standards in their pursuit...
Briefing paper

A primer on the knowledge economy

This primer is intended as a brief guide to the Knowledge Economy for people in business and government who need a succinct summary of its major features and implications. It has been prepared by Professors John Houghton and Peter Sheehan of Victoria University's Centre for...