KM practitioners discuss the realities of knowledge management work in organizations. Bringing to bear a combined 150 years of experience, they offer insights to guide anyone working with real-life aspects of KM. The book is equally relevant for seasoned professionals and for those entering the field. Topics include organizational culture, knowledge audits, communities and social media, smart organizations, the learning organization, tools for conversation, and working with consultants. Find out more at http://www.igi-global.com/book/knowledge-management-practice-organizations/90644
Video: Positive Deviance
A collection of videos on Positive Deviance.
Positive Deviance (PD) is an approach to behavioral and social change based on the observation that in every community there are individuals or groups of people (so called Positive Deviants) whose behaviours and strategies enable them to find better solutions to problems than their peers even though they have access to the same resources and face similar challenges.
In the international development and health sectors, PD has been used to address issues as diverse as childhood malnutrition, neo-natal mortality, girl trafficking, school drop-out, female genital mutilation (FGM), MRSA infections in hospitals and HIV/AIDS.
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