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According to Chris Collison and Geoff Parcell, knowledge management-wise or organisational learning-wise, there are Five Competencies Frameworks to consider: Strategy development, Management techniques, Collaboration mechanisms, Knowledge sharing and learning processes, and Knowledge capture and storage.

Any challenges that the organization faces could be discussed from strategy development viewpoint. Be it product innovation, service excellence, price leadership, market penetration, or employee engagement; the challenge is to be discussed in the area of strategy development.

Being a leader, any C-level Officer should understand these challenges. But, the next generation of C-level leaders within the organization should also be prepared to grasp the challenge. Zenger and Folkman suggest that all high potential (hipo) employees in the leadership pipeline in the organization must possess the following skills: strategic vision and the ability to motivate others.

more on the competency of the organization. It is about the capability of the organization to perform well, to compete well (if it is a business entity) in the market.

There are, of course, many other concerns of an organization. The point is any KM program needs to be tied to the nature of business of the organization. Relevance is the keyword. When talking about programs, KM champions and their teams need to think about the organization’s business and its relevant activities.

A KM team cannot just plan, and later measure some programs on communities of practice without relating them to the organization’s needs. COPs may be made in several and run monthly. They will not give any benefits to the organization if they are measured by the frequency, not by their impact towards the achievement of the organization’s targets and goals.

In general, all organizations may share a similar view on what is practically relevant as their organizational competencies. According to Chris Collison and Geoff Parcell, knowledge management-wise or organisational learning-wise, there are Five Competencies Frameworks to consider: Strategy development, Management techniques, Collaboration mechanisms, Knowledge sharing and learning processes, and Knowledge capture and storage.