Prof. Robert Davison

City University, Hong Kong
RD11

The Particular Implications of Context and Culture for KM Research
While Knowledge Management has become a phenomenon of international interest, the actual knowledge related practices that are successful in different contexts vary considerably. Thus, a successful KM initiative in Australia may simply not work at all in China. A cultural explanation for these differences can often be found. In this keynote, I will examine the particular implications of context and culture for both KM in practice and KM research more generally.

Bio:
Robert Davison is a Professor of Information Systems at the City University of Hong Kong. His current research focuses on Knowledge Management and Collaboration in Chinese SMEs. He has published over 200 articles in a variety of journals and conferences. Robert is the Editor-in-Chief of both the Information Systems Journal and the Electronic Journal of Information Systems in Developing Countries. Home Page: http://www.is.cityu.edu.hk/staff/isrobert