A Knowledge Management Strategy for the Department of Foreign Affairs

193 Pages Posted: 29 Jan 2010

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Stephen Ryan

Department of the Taoiseach (Prime Minister)

Date Written: September 15, 2009

Abstract

The aim of this dissertation is to examine how knowledge is managed in the Irish Department of Foreign Affairs, consider possible outcomes from the Information and Knowledge Management Strategy exercise currently being undertaken by the Department in the Research section, as well as lessons learned from the literature review. A series of hypotheses have been developed in the Research section and these are cross-referenced in the Conclusions section. The findings of a Learning Organisation Questionnaire are also considered. Conclusions include recommendations for an embedded knowledge management strategy for the Department.

Keywords: Knowledge, Management, Government, Foreign Affairs

JEL Classification: H70, L16, L3, L32, M14, O38, O52

Suggested Citation

Ryan, Stephen, A Knowledge Management Strategy for the Department of Foreign Affairs (September 15, 2009). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1543873 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.1543873

Stephen Ryan (Contact Author)

Department of the Taoiseach (Prime Minister) ( email )

Government Buildings
Upper Merrion Street
Dublin, 2
Ireland

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