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Distance Learning Workshop 17: Knowledge Management and Sustainable Innovation
Sustainable Innovation continuously makes
new knowledge in response to problems and also enhances the capacity to make new
knowledge in response to problems encountered in the future. The Gateway
Workshop emphasized the relationship between innovation and KM. This workshop
examines the relationship between sustainable innovation and KM in far more
The workshop covers:
Defining Sustainable Innovation (SI)
SI and Problem Seeking, Recognition, and Formulation;
SI and Coming Up with new Ideas
SI and Killing Your Worst Ideas
SI and the Open Enterprise
The Sustainability Code
Paths to Sustainable Innovation
The Workshop Syllabus is available
The Workshop is taught by Joseph M. Firestone, Ph.D. Dr. Firestone's credentials are available here.
Text and other materials for the workshop include:
Joseph M. Firestone and Mark W. McElroy, Key Issues in the New Knowledge Management, Burlington, MA: KMCI Press/Butterworth-Heinemann.
Joseph M. Firestone and Mark W. McElroy (2003) Excerpt #1 from The Open Enterprise: Building Business Architectures for Openness and Sustainable Innovation, Hartland Four Corners, VT: KMCI Online Press, available at: http://www.dkms.com/papers/
Joseph M. Firestone (2003), “How Knowledge Management Can Help Identify and Bridge Knowledge Gaps,” An EIS Professional Paper, Wilmington, DE: Executive Information Systems, Inc., 2003, available at: http://www.dkms.com/professionalpapers.htm
Joseph M. Firestone and Mark W. McElroy (2007), “The Open Enterprise and Sustainable Innovation,” Alexandria, VA: KMCI Online Press White Paper available at: http://www.kmci.org/kmci_resources_and_links.html
Mark W. McElroy, “The Social Footprint: Introduction and Proof of Concept,” Thetford Center, VT: Center for Sustainable Innovation, available at: http://www.sustainableinnovation.org/Social-Footprint.pdf
In addition, a set of extensive course notes will be provided, and a
Certificate of Workshop Completion will be issued upon completion of this Workshop.
The Workshop is available weekly on Tuesdays and Thursdays. You can reserve it one week or earlier from the date you want to take it. After that time, you may still be able to enroll in the Workshop, if others have already scheduled it. But if it hasn't been scheduled, you still may not be able to enroll if another workshop has been scheduled for the same day. Register here for the Knowledge Management and Sustainable Innovation Workshop.