Presentation on Knowledge Management LO17299

Paul Foley (
Thu, 5 Mar 98 16:09:21 +0000

Replying to LO17276 --

>It might be very interesting to see what members on this list would say if
>they had the same assignment- 15 min presentation before the CIO of your
>company. Let's put them side-by-side and see what the differences and
>similarities are and why.

I've done a few 15-30 minute presentations on LO/Knowledge
management/Managing change. A fairly common basic outline would be:

- Increasing pace of change
- Knowledge redundancy
- Nature of knowledge workers - motivation, vision stuff
- Creating the necessary kind of organisation - attitude/behaviour
development, LO type skills, processes to encourage the "new" way of

Sometimes I touch on recruitment policies. Do we recruit potato slicers or
do we recruit people who can learn to do something else when we buy a

An overall thought. One of the basics of preparing any presentation is
asking "What do I want the audience to do at the end?" There is so much
that could go into a knowledge management presentation that asking this
question first is critical to defining the content.

Paul Foley

Paul Foley
Kynesis - orchestrating organisational change
7 Burnside Road
G73 4RF
Tel: (0)141 634 5423
Fax: (0)141 634 5220


Paul Foley <>

Learning-org -- Hosted by Rick Karash <> Public Dialog on Learning Organizations -- <>