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Interview with Colonel Steven Mains on Knowledge Management

July 2008 - By Dr. Nagendra V Chowdary

The critical success factor is the buy-in of the organization. There has to be an emphasis on learning frombottomto top in an organization or the systemwill break down. If the boss does not believe in learning fromhismistakes and sharing knowledge, no one below him will. Themanagers have to lead organizations and set the example for their lower-levelmanagers and floor workers.
–Colonel Steven Mains
Effective executive interview with Colonel Steven Mains on Knowledge Management

Colonel Steven Mains was commissioned a Cavalryman from the United States Military Academy. In his career, he has served in a variety of operational and analytic assignments in Germany, Iraq, Afghanistan, Kosovo and the US. He founded the Joint Center for Operational Analysis, a joint level lessons learned organization, and now serves as the Director of the Center for Army Lessons Learned, part of the US Combined Arms Center at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas. He holds a Ph.D. in Computer Science from the College of William and Mary and is a 2005 graduate of the Indian National Defence College in Delhi.

Useful for Understanding of:

  • Importance of KM initiatives
  • Critical Success Factors for KM initiative
  • Role of Technology in making KM Strategy successful
  • Organizational structure and organization culture for fostering knowledge collaboration
  • The current state of the practice of KM.
Originally Published in Effective Executive, IUP
Effective Executive Reference No. 03M-2008-07-05-06
IBSCDC Reference No. INT0042
Year and Month of Publication July 2008
Keywords Colonel Steven Mains, Importance of KM initiatives,Critical Success Factors for KM initiative, Role of Technology in making KM Strategy successful,Organizational structure and organization culture for fostering knowledge collaboration, The current state of the practice of KM

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