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Gaining Acceptance of Knowledge Management

 

We are talking about how to start your organization down the path of creating a knowledge base for

You will need a knowledge base process-change management plan because you are asking people to do their jobs differently. The plan specifies how you will gain acceptance of knowledge management within the organization. Let us say you are a service desk manager and you measure your employees by call handling time and number of cases closed. Now you are going to be asking them to use knowledgebase on every call they take, every e-mail they answer, and so you are asking them to change the way they earn their living on a day-to-day basis. You are going to also ask them to share their knowledge through creating knowledge records. If you do not also make changes to their performance reviews and compensation, then there will be friction because you're asking them to do one thing but you are judging them by another set of rules. As part of the overall plan you need to update job descriptions, feedback sessions and performance reviews to reflect the new workflow. Neglecting to make these changes is likely to create friction.

 

See https://www.givainc.com/knowledge-base-software.htm for Screen shots and Report examples.

See https://www.givainc.com/knowledge-base-software.htm for a White Paper on Knowledge Base ROI.