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Fundamental Principles: relating to ethics, integrity, intellectual rigor and moral judgment Essential Processes: focusing on customer orientation,

people management and performance Visionary leadership :emphasize on the development of a global outlook and strategic perspective, encouraging innovation, building relationships and encouraging flexibility and adaptability Used to: (1) Assess the leadership capabilities of people. (2) Develop potential leaders in the organisation. (3) Select and place leaders in key position. Competencies Definition : Main person for knowledge management activity within an organization. - Knowledge leader try to convert vision of the organization into reality. - To ensure the reality is an effective one, a good knowledge leader should be recruited

Disciplines

An effective knowledge leadership is central to the successful integration of a knowledge-centric organisation.

Strategic Knowledge Leader: 1) Operate across different level of organization. 2) Focus on establishing the need for KM and explaining the value. 3) Provides a strategic picture and a vision of where the organization should focus. 4) Encourage the creation, sharing and exploitation of knowledge through different styles of leadership, depending of the organizational context. Core leaders: 1) Hub (middle) of the KM process. 2) Act as gatekeepers to new processes and strategies. 3) Provides a vision, core leaders responsible to put the vision into practice. 5) Focus more on their units needs rather the importance of organisation.6)Fulfill a range of responsibilities while managing groups of individuals. Team Leaders: 1) Operate in different ways, depending on their functional roles. 2) Individuals with expertise on a particular tasks.

Roles

LEADER

Librarianship: valuable in focusing attention on the end-user and ensuring that available knowledge sources are selected, categorized and stored for retrieval. (a) System management: Classification, indexing, cataloguing and retrieval processes. (b) End-user support: develop a range of strategies to help end-users support their information seeking needs. (c) Collection management: describes the processes which contribute to the development Information Technology: appreciation of the technical and systemic implications of a new technologies helps the knowledge leader identify potential challenges and practical problems Human Resource Management: Effective leadership can help to integrate KM into the organisation structure and able to create a culture which embraces the concept of KM. Business Management: Marketing, strategic planning, financial management and other areas of business practice also shapes a good knowledge leader.

It's important in an organizational survival, the type of knowledge leader selected must be reviewed. Recruitment, selection and induction of the new members ensure that the right values can be instilled throughout the community

Recruiting & Selecting Knowledge Leader