Abstracts: June 30th, 1998

Organizational Learning

Lank E
People Management, (UK), 19 Feb 98 (4/4)
Start page: 40 No of pages: 3

Profiles how ICL, the UK computer firm, has approached organizational learning and knowledge management in its worldwide businesses. Focuses on the internal information services available to employees, describing how the organization has set up a project called Project Vik (Valuing ICL Knowledge) to create a global information service, Cafe Vik, using ICL’s intranet. Explains how the information service was developed, outlining the work done on identifying what information should be carried on the information service and the launch of the service. Assesses the success of the initiative so far and identifies how it should develop, listing the job roles needed to give the system sufficient support if it is to deliver ICL with competitive advantage. Briefly reviews the other initiatives undertaken at ICL to develop its knowledge management.

Subject(s): ORGANIZATIONAL LEARNING, INFORMATION, KNOWLEDGE WORKERS INTERNAL COMMUNICATIONS, ICL, COMPUTER INDUSTRY, INTRANETS, COMPUTER NETWORKS, UNITED KINGDOM
Database: PTA: Personnel & Training Abstracts
Style: Theoretical with application in practice, Case study
Indicators: Research Implication- *, Practice Implication- **, Originality- **, Readability- *, Total Number- ****** Reference: 27AG151

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