Two new knowledge management books are available:
. Written by The Knowledge Manager’s Handbook: A Step-by-Step Guide to Embedding Effective Knowledge Management in your Organization Nick Milton and Patrick Lambe, this handbook provides guidance on each stage of creating and defining an effective knowledge management framework. The authors show how to effectively work with people, processes, technologies, and governance to unlock knowledge in an organisation and make a sustainable change in its knowledge management culture.
. Author Putting Stories to Work Shawn Callahan provides advice on developing the habit of business storytelling to effectively engage your audience and make your ideas stick. Included is guidance on how to find and recall effective stories, when to retire a story and how to refresh it with a new one, when it’s best to tell a story and what type of story to tell, and also when not to tell a story.
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About the Author
Bruce Boyes (www.bruceboyes.info) is editor and lead writer of the award-winning RealKM Magazine (www.realkm.com) and currently also teaches Academic English as part of the University of NSW (UNSW) Foundation Studies program in China. He has expertise and experience in a wide range of areas including knowledge management (KM), environmental management, program and project management, writing and editing, stakeholder engagement, communications, and research. Bruce holds a Master of Environmental Management with Distinction and a Certificate of Technology (Electronics).
With a demonstrated ability to identify and implement innovative solutions to social and ecological complexity, Bruce’s many career highlights include establishing RealKM Magazine as an award-winning resource for knowledge managers, using agile approaches to oversee the implementation of an award-winning $77.4 million river recovery program in western Sydney on time and under budget, leading a knowledge strategy process for Australia’s 56 natural resource management (NRM) regional organisations, pioneering collaborative learning and governance approaches to empower communities to sustainably manage landscapes and catchments, and initiating and teaching two new knowledge management subjects at Shanxi University in China.