Context Specific Knowledge Management Strategies

  • Klaus North
  • Gita Kumta
Part of the Springer Texts in Business and Economics book series (STBE)


This chapter is devoted to knowledge management in such different contexts as managing knowledge across cultures, countries and regions as well as in small businesses. Projection, orchestration and integration approaches in managing international companies are explained. Three cases illustrate the point showing how World Health Organisation, Asian Development Bank and World Bank deal with KM. A framework for implementing KM in SMEs is provided. Challenges and solutions to KM on country and regional level including rural development add a further perspective. The KM tool at the end of the chapter is storytelling.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Klaus North
    • 1
  • Gita Kumta
    • 2
  1. 1.Wiesbaden Business School, Hochschule RheinMainWiesbadenGermany
  2. 2.School of Business Management, SVKM’s Narsee Monj. Inst. of Management StudiesMumbaiIndia

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