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On Incentivizing Knowledge Management

Posted to Gurteen Knowledge-Log by David Gurteen on 14 December 2009



On Incentivizing Knowledge Management
WeblogGurteen Knowledge Log
Knowledge LetterAppears in the Gurteen Knowledge Letter issue: 114
Posted DateMonday 14 December 2009 16:24 GMT
Posted ByDavid Gurteen
CategoriesMeasures, Targets and Rewards
PeopleDaniel Pink, Alfie Kohn

Those of you who know me, know that I have strong views on incentivizing or rewarding KM activities. And I have expressed some of thoughts and those of others recently - see my post on Are traditional rewards as effective as we think? and Do managers need to measure and reward trust?.

When I was at KM India 2009 in Chenna, Alakh Asthana of eClerx conducted a series of short interviews with me on a number of KM topics. Here is the first in the series on what I had to say about incentivizing KM.

Video: David Gurteen on Incentivizing Knowledge Management

David Gurteen on Incentivizing Knowledge Management: David Gurteen talks on how incentivizing knowledge management kills intrinsic motivation and negatively affects true value of the practice. This interview was conducted by Alakh Asthana of eClerx Services at KM India 2009 in Chennai.

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If you are interested in Knowledge Management, the Knowledge Café or the role of conversation in organizational life then you my be interested in this online book I am writing on Conversational Leadership
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