Knowledge Management for Project-Based Organizations

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Books

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Author(s)/Editor(s) Chapter Title Book Title Publication Date
Morris, P W. G. & Pinto, J. K.
"The Validity of Knowledge in Project Management and the Challenge of Learning and Competency Development" – Link
The Wiley Guide to Managing Projects
2004
Edmondson, Amy
Chapter 4: Making it safe to team  (addresses psychological safety)
Teaming: How Organizations Learn, Innovate, and Compete in the Knowledge Economy 2012
Storm, P., Savelsbergh, C. & Kuipers, B

Learning for Success: How Team Learning Behavior Can Help Project Teams to Increase the Performance of Their Projects.
2010
Love, P. Fong, P. and Irani,Z (Eds) see Andrea Prencipe, Tim Brady, Nick Marshall and Fredrik Tell, "Making sense of learning landscapes in project-based organizations." ***** Management of Knowledge in Project Environments 2005
Leseure, M. & Brooks, N. "Project Knowledge Management" IT Based Management: Challenges and Solutions 2002
Matta, N. , Ribiere, M. Corby, O., Lewkowicz, M. and Zaclad. M "Project Memory in Design" Industrial Knowledge Management: A Micro Level Approach 2000
Koskinen, K. and Pihlanto, P.   Knowledge management in project-based companies: an organic perspective 2008
Sense, A.J.
  Cultivating Learning within Projects
2007
Williams, Terry
  Post-project Reviews to gain Effective Lessons Learned 2007
Sessa, V. & London, M.
  Work Group Learning: Understanding, Improving and Assessing How Groups Learn in Organizations
2008

Articles & Papers

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Author(s) Title
***** indicates "favorites"
Journal / Source
Vol., No., pp. Publication Date
Algeo, Chivonne
Embedding Project Knowledge through Reflective Practice. (Access through PMI?)
Project Management Institute
  2012
Cooper, K.G., J.M. Lyneis, & B. J. Bryant
Learning to Learn, from past to future -- Link
International Journal of Project Management
Vol. 20, pp. 213-219
2002
Grabher, G.
Temporary Architectures of Learning: Knowledge Governance in Project Ecologies -- Link
Organization Studies
Vol. 25, No. 9, pp. 1491-1514
2004
Grant, Kevin P. & Baumann, Michael R.
Launching the Projects in Space Learning Program - Link Engineering Management Journal December 2005
Maya, Isaac; Rahimi, Mansour; Meshkati, Najmedin; Madabushi, Deepak, Et al Cultural Influence on the Implementation of Lessons Learned in Project Management - Link
Engineering Management Journal
December
2005
Dillon, Robin L & Tinsley, Catherine H.
Interpreting Near-Miss Events - *****
Engineering Management Journal December
2005
Hoffman, Ed
Learning in a Project-Based Organization -- Link
ASK Magazine
Vol. 2, Issue 4
2009
Poell, R. & F. J. Van der Krogt
Project-based learning in organizations: towards a methodology for learning in groups -- Link
Journal of Workplace Learning
Vol. 15, Issue 5, pp. 217-228.
2003
Ayas, K. & N. Zeniuk
Project-based learning: Building communities of reflective practitioners
Management Learning
Vol. 32, No. 1: 61-76
2001
DiFillippi, R.J.
Introduction: Project-Based Learning, Reflective Practices and Learning
Management Learning
Vol. 32, No. 1, pp. 5-10
2001
Swan, J., Scarbrough, H. & Newell, S.
Why don't (or do) organizations learn from projects --Link
Management Learning
Vol. 41, No. 3, pp. 325-344
2010
Arthur, M.B., DeFillippi, R.J. & Jones, C.
Project-Based Learning as the Interplay of Career and Company Non-Financial Capital
Management Learning
Vol. 32, No. 1, pp. 990117
2001
Perret, R., Borges, M.R.S., & Santoro, F.M.
Applying Group Storytelling in Knowledge Management -- Link
Lecture Notes in Computer Science
Vol. 3198, pp. 34-41
2004
Smith, P.A.C.
Action Learning and Reflective Practice in Project Environments that are Related to Leadership Development
Management Learning
Vol. 32, No. 1 pp. 31-48
2001
Raelin, J.A.
"I Don't Have Time to Think!" versus the Art of Reflective Practice -- Link  *****
REFLECTIONS
Vol. 4, No. 1
2002
Dixon, N. M. & Pugh, K.
Harvesting Project Knowledge -- Link
ASK Magazine
Issue 30
2008
Cooper, L. P., Majchrzak, A. & Faraj, S.
Learning from Project Experiences Using a Legacy-based Approach -- Link
Proceedings of the 38th Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences
  2005
Cooper, L. P.
Converting Project Team Experience to Organizational Learning: A Case Study -- Link
Proceedings of the 40th Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences
  2007
Moynihan, D. P. & Landuyt, N.
How Do Public Organizations Learn? Bridging Cultural and Structural Perspectives ?-- Link  *****
Public Administration Review
Vol. 69, Issue 6
2009
Rashman, L. Withers, E. & Hartley, J.
Organizational Learning and Knowledge in Public Service Organizations: A Systematic Review of the Literature -- Link
International Journal of Management Reviews
Vol. 11, Issue 4 pp. 463-494
2009
  Managing Knowledge Transfer in Distributed Contexts (Editorial)Link Information Systems Journal
Vol. 18, pp. 559-566
2008
Koners, U. & Goffin, K.
Learning from Postproject Reviews: A Cross-Case Analysis – Link
Journal of Product Innovation Management
Vol. 24 pp. 242-258
2007
Kim, J. & Wilemon, D.
The Learning Organization as Facilitator of Complex NPD Projects Link
Creativity and Innovation Management
Vol. 16, Issue 2
2007
Goffin, K. & Koners, U.
Tacit Knowledge, Lessons Learnt, and New Product Development – Link Journal of Product Innovation Management
Vol. 28, pp. 300-318
2011
Newell, S. & Edelman, L.
Developing a Dynamic Project Learning and Cross-Project Learning Capability: Synthesizing Two Perspectives – Link
*****
Information Systems Journal
Vol. 18 pp. 567-591
2008
Bower, D. & Walker, D.
Planning Knowledge for Phased Rollout Projects – Link Project Management Journal
Vol. 38, Issue 3
2007
Julian, J.
How Project Management Office Leaders Facilitate Cross-Project Learning and Continuous Improvement – Link **** Project Management Journal
Vol. 39, Issue 3
2008
Smith, P. Savelsbergh, C, & Kuipers, B. Learning for Success: How Team Learning Behaviors Can Help Project Teams to Increase the Performance of Their Projects – Link (Book Review)
Project Management Journal
Vol. 42, Issue 2
2011
Gorog, Mihaly
Translating Single Project Management Knowledge to Project Programs – Link Project Management Journal
Vol. 42, Issue 2
2011
Gasik, Stanislaw
A Model of Project Knowledge Management – Link Project Management Journal
Vol. 42, Issue 3
2011
Kotnour, Tim
Organizational Learning Practices in the Project Management Environment – Link International Journal of Quality and Reliability Management
Vol. 17, Nos 4/5 pp. 393-406
2000
Kotnour, Timothy & Vergopia, Catherine
Learning-Based Project Reviews: Observations and Lessons Learned from the Kennedy Space Center - Link
Engineering Management Journal
December
2005
Ajmal, M. & Koskinen, K. Knowledge Transfer in Project-Based Organizations: An Organizational Culture Perspective – Link Project Management Journal Vol. 39, No. 1, 7-15 2008
Brown, Eric D.
A Social Approach to Knowledge Management in Projects – Link http://ericbrown.com/   2010
Ayas, K. "Professional Project Management: A Shift Towards Learning and a Knowledge Creating Structure." International Journal of Project Management Vol. 14, No. 3, pp. 131-6 1996
Bresnen, M., Goussevskaja, A. and Swan, J. "Organizational Routines, Situated Learning and Processes of Change in Project-based Organizations." Project Management Journal Vol. 36, No. 3, pp. 27-41 2005
Bresnen, M., Edelman, L., Newell, S., Scarbrough, H. and Swan, J. "Social Practices and the Management of Knowledge in Project Environments," International Journal of Project Management Vol. 21, pp. 157-66 2003
Brookes, N.J., Morton, S.C., Dainty, A.R.J. and Burns, N.D. "Social Processes, Patterns and Practices and Project Knowledge Management: A Theoretical Framework and an Empirical Investigation." International Journal of Project Management Vol. 24, No. 4, pp. 474-82 2006
Hanisch, B., Lindner, F., Mueller, A. & Wald, A. Knowledge Management in Project Environments – Link Journal of Knowledge Management Vol. 13, No. 4, pp.148-160 2009
Leseure, M.J. & Brookes, N.J. Knowledge Management Benchmarks for Project Management – Link Journal of Knowledge Management Vol. 8, No. 1, pp. 103-116 2004
Fong, P. "Knowledge Creation in Multidisciplinary Project Teams: An Empirical Study of the Processes and Their Dynamic Interactions." International Journal of Project Management Vol. 21, No. 7, pp. 479-86 2003
Huang, J. and Newell, S. "Knowledge Integration Processes and Dynamics Within the Context of Cross-functional Projects." International Journal of Project Management Vol. 21, No. 3, pp. 167-76 2003
Koskinen, K. "Knowledge Management to Improve Project Communication and Implementation." Project Management Journal Vol. 35, No. 1. pp. 13-19 2004
Prentice, A. & Tell, F. "Inter-project Learning: Processes and Outcomes of Knowledge Codification in Project-based Firms." ***** Research Policy Vol. 30, No. 9, pp. 1373-94 2001
Schindler, M. & Eppler, M. Harvesting Project Knowledge: A Review of Project Learning Methods and Success Factors. -- Link
International Journal of Project Management Vol. 21, No. 3, pp. 219-28 2003
Disterer, G. "Management of Project Knowledge and Experiences." Journal of Project Management Vol. 6, No. 5, pp. 512-20 2002
Weiser, M. and Morrison, J. "Project Memory: Information Management for Project Teams." Journal of Management Information Systems Vol. 14, No. 4, pp. 149-66 1998
Baskaran,V., Bali, R.K., Arochena, H., Naguib, R.N.G., Shah, B., Guergachi, A. and Wickramasinghe, N. "Knowledge management as a holistic tool for superior project management" International Journal of Innovation and Learning Vol. 7, No. 2, pp. 113-133 2010
Ajmal, M., Helo, P. and Kekale, T. "Critical Factors for Knowledge Management in Project Business." Journal of Knowledge Management Vol. 14, No. 1, pp. 156-168 2010
Baxter, G.J., Connolly, T.M., and Stansfield, M.H. Organisational Blogs: Benefits and Challenges of Implementation – Link The Learning Organization Vol. 17, No. 6, pp. 515-528 2010
Landaeta, Rafael, E., Pinto, Cesar Ariel & Kotnour, Timothy Assessing Faulty Knowledge Management Systems in Project-based Organizations International Journal of Knowledge and Learning Vol. 5, No. 2, pp. 122-143 2009
Loss, L.
Concept Maps as a Tool for Supporting Knowledge Management in Collaborative Research Projects
Journal of Information and Knowledge Management
Vol. 8, No. 3, pp. 201-211.
2009
Sense, A.J. & Badham, R. J.
Cultivating situated learning within project management practice: A case study exploration of the dynamics of project-based learning International Journal of Managing Projects in Business
Vol. 1. No. 3, pp.432-438.
2008
Zollo, M. & Winter, S.G.
Deliberate Learning and the Evolution of Dynamic Capabilities
Organization Science
Vol. 13, No. 3, pp. 339-351.
2002
Kotnour, T. & Landaeta, R.
Formal Mentoring: A Human Resource Management Practice that Supports Knowledge Transfer Across Projects
International Journal of Learning & Intellectual Capital
Vol. 5, No. 3-4, pp. 455-475.
2008
Rice, M.P., O'Connor, C. & Pierantozi, R.
Implementing a Learning Plan to Counter Project Uncertainty
MIT Sloan Management Review
Vol. 49, No. 2.
2008
Oshri, I., van Fenema, P. & Kotlarsky, J.
Knowledge Transfer in Globally Distributed Teams: The Role of Transactive Memory
Information Systems Journal
  2008
Kasvi, J.J.J., Vartiainen, M. & Hailikari, M.
Managing Knowledge and Knowledge Competences in Projects and Project Organizations
International Journal of Project Management
Vol. 21, No. 2
2003
Reich, B.H.
Managing Knowledge and Learning in IT Projects: A Conceptual Framework and Guidelines
Project Management Journal
Vol. 38, No. 2
2007
Eppler, M.J. & Sukowsky, O.
Managing Team Knowledge: Core Processes, Tools and Enabling Factors
European Management Journal
Vol. 18, No. 3, pp. 334-341
2000
Boh, W.F.
Mechanisms for Sharing Knowledge in Project-based Organizations
Information and Organizations
Vol. 17, No. 1, pp. 27-58.
2007
Connell, N.A.D., Klein, J.H. & Meyer, E.
Narrative Approaches to the Transfer of Organizational Knowledge
Knowledge Management Research and Practice
Vol. 2, No. 3, pp. 184-193.
2004
Von Zedwitz, M.
Organizational Learning Through Post-project Reviews in R&D
R&D Management
Vol. 32, pp. 255-268.
2002
Poell, R.F., Yorks, V.J.
Organizing Project-based Learning in Work Contexts: A Cross-cultural Cross Analysis of Data from two Projects
Adult Education Quarterly
Vol. 60, No. 1, pp. 77-93
2009
Boland, R. & Tenkasi, R.
Perspective Making and Perspective Taking in Communities of Knowing
Organization Science
Vol. 6, pp. 350-372
1995
Koskinen, K.U.
Projects as Triggers of Knowledge Production in Project-based Companies: An Autopoietic View
Journal of Knowledge Management Practice
Vol. 9, No. 1
2008
Raelin, J. A.
Public Reflection as the Basis for Learning
Management Learning
Vol. 32, pp. 11-30
2001
Keegan, A. & Turner, R.
Quantity versus Quality in Project-based Learning Practices
Management Learning
Vol. 32, pp. 77-98
2001
Newell, S., Bresnen, M., Edelman, L., Scarbrough, H. & Swan, J.
Sharing Knowledge Across Projects: Limits to ICT-led Project Review Practices
Management Learning
Vol. 37, No. 2, ?pp. 167-185.
2006
Sole, D. & Edmondson, A.
Situated Learning and Learning in Dispersed Teams
British Journal of Management
Vol. 13, No. 3
2002
Sense, A.
Stimulating Situated Learning within Projects: Personalizing the Flow of Knowledge
Knowledge Management Research & Practice
Vol. 5, pp. 13-21
2007
Kara, S. & Kayis, B.
The Effects of the Learning Process in Concurrent Engineering Projects
Concurrent Engineering
Vol. 13, No. 3, pp. 209-217
2005
Kim, J. & Wilemon, D.
The Learning Organization as Facilitator of NPD Projects
Creativity and Innovation Management
Vol. 16, No. 2
2007
Scarbrough, H., Bresnen, M, Edelman, L.F., Laurent, S. et al.
The Process of Project-based Learning: An Exploratory Study
Management Learning
Vol. 35, No. 4
2004
Kerth, N.
The Ritual of Retrospectives - How to Maximize Group Learning by Understanding Past Projects
Software Testing and Quality Engineering
Vol. 2, No. 5, pp. 53-57
2000
Edmondson, A., Dillon, J., Roloff, K.
Three Perspectives on Team Learning: Outcome Improvement, Task Mastery and Group Process
Working Knowledge, Harvard Business School
December
2006
Robertson, S. & Williams, T.
Understanding Project Failure: Using Cognitive Mapping in an Insurance Project
Project Management Journal
Vol. 37, No. 4, pp. 55-71
2006

Blogs

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Blog Posts

Blog Post Title (w/link) Blog Title Author Date
Three Knowledge Bank Models
Knoco Stories
Nick Milton
October 2012
Knowledge Management in Projects Knoco Stories Nick Milton October 2010

KM Blogs

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Knoco Stories
Nick Milton
Practical KM
Above and Beyond KM Mary Abraham KM in the field of law
APQC KM blog APQC APQC products
Cognitive Edge David Snowden sensemaking, cynefin framework
Knowledge Jolt with Jack Jack Vinson theory of constraints
Green Chameleon Patrick Lambe consulting, training, KM practices
Anecdotes Shawn Callahan & others stories, narratives
Portals & KM Bill Ives tools
Elsua Luis Suarez (of IBM) social KM, collaboration tools
Full Circle Nancy White communities, facilitation
Dove Lane Kaye Vivian knowledge, games, learning

Videos

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Peer Assist as a Knowledge Management Tool Nick Milton, Knoco 2009
Peer Assist: A Story from Tom Young Nick Milton, Knoco 2009

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