Mentoring in the Workplace

When you have unanswered questions or need help troubleshooting issues at work, where do you turn first? Chances are, a specific coworker (or two) sprang to mind as your trustworthy and reliable go-to. In Knowledge Management in Theory and Practice, Kimiz Dalkir sites an IBM Institute survey that found that “people first turned to other …

Fostering an Effective Knowledge Sharing Network

It should come as no surprise that learning is largely a social experience. From language acquisition to behavior to a variety of skills like learning how to drive—we gain most of our knowledge from other people. The same is true in the workplace. In Knowledge Management in Theory and Practice, Kimiz Dalkir writes that, according …