HICSS; Smolnik, Stefan: HICSS-39 - January 4-7, 2006 - Hawaii: Submission of abstracts for guidance and indication of appropriate content at anytime 2006.

Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences HICSS-39; Minitrack "Knowledge Management / Organizational Memory Implementation and other Issues" co-chaired by Stefan Smolnik: During the past twelve years, HICSS has evolved into a key international forum for knowledge management, organizational...

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CfP KM/OM Implementation and other Issues
Knowledge Management / Organizational Memory Implementation and other Issues
Knowledge Management Systems Track
Thirty-ninth Annual
Hawai'i International Conference on System Sciences
January 4 - 7, 2006
Hyatt Regency, Kauai

Additional detail may be found on HICSS primary web site: http://www.hicss.hawaii.edu
Mirror sites: http://hicss.sepa.tudelft.nl/ and http://www.is.cityu.edu.hk/hicss/
Knowledge Management Systems Track weblog: http://gcc.upb.de/HICSS

Research into successful knowledge management and organizational learning implementation indicates that these initiatives necessitate a sound understanding of organizational culture and relationships, human social interactions, and communication. To create learning organization requires a cultural shift in both individuals and organizations. Before successful information systems can be implemented to support knowledge management and organizational learning in an organization, appropriate cultural foundations must be put in place. This may necessitate cultural change initiatives. This mini-track explores research into strategies and stories that relate to these cultural initiatives. In addition, the track will be used to explore the identifying of the bodies of knowledge that define the current state of research in knowledge management, organizational memory, and organizational learning.

Possible Paper Topics:
• Case studies of knowledge management and organizational memory systems
• Effectiveness of knowledge management/organizational memory systems
• Other issues affecting the design, construction, implementation, and use of knowledge management/organizational memory systems
• Knowledge management/organizational memory systems for small and medium enterprises
• Methodologies and processes for developing knowledge management and/or organizational memory systems
• Considerations of the human-machine split in organizational memory and knowledge management processes
• Global issues in knowledge management, organizational memory, and organizational learning
• Knowledge management strategy
• Organizational effectiveness due to knowledge management/organizational memory/ organizational learning and knowledge and organizational memory use
• Knowledge management, organizational memory, and organizational learning metrics

Murray Jennex (Primary Contact)
Information and Decision Science
San Diego State University
San Diego, CA 92182
Phone: 760-966-0548
Fax: 760-722-2668

Stefan Smolnik
Information Systems 2
European Business School
International University Schloss Reichartshausen
D-65375 Oestrich-Winkel, Germany
Phone: +49-6723-991-248
Fax: +49-6723-991-255

Susan Gasson
College of Information Science and Technology
Drexel University
3141 Chestnut Street
Philadelphia PA 19104-2875
Phone: 215-895-6398
Fax: 215-895-2494

Abstracts - Authors may contact Minitrack Chairs for guidance and indication of appropriate content at anytime.

June 15 - Authors submit full papers to the Peer Review System, following Author Instructions found on the HICSS web site (www.hicss.hawaii.edu). All papers will be submitted in double column publication format and limited to 10 pages including diagrams and references. Papers undergo a double-blind review.

August 15 - Acceptance/Rejection notices are sent to Authors via the Peer Review System.

September 15 - Authors submit Final Version of papers following submission
New Date! instructions on the Peer Review System web site. At least one author of each paper must register by this date with specific plans to attend the conference to present the paper. Early Registration fee $525 applies.

October 2 - General Registration fee $575 applies until December 10.

December 10 - Deadline to guarantee your hotel room reservation at conference rate.
- Deadline to receive conference registration refund.
- Late registration fee $675 applies.

• HICSS papers must contain original material not previously published, nor currently submitted elsewhere.

• Consult the conference website (www.hicss.hawaii.edu) for the listing and description of Minitracks for HICSS-39.

• (optional) Contact the Minitrack Chair(s) by email for guidance and verification of appropriate content.

Do not submit the manuscript to more than one Minitrack Chair. If unsure of which Minitrack is appropriate, submit abstract to the Track Chair for guidance.

• HICSS will conduct double-blind reviews of each submitted paper.

• Submit full paper according to detailed instructions found on the Peer Review System website.

Collaboration Systems and Technology
Co-chair: Robert O. Briggs bbriggs@GroupSystems;
Co-chair: Jay Nunamaker nunamaker@cmi.arizona.edu

Decision Technologies for Management
Chair: Dan Dolk drdolk@nps.edu

Digital Media: Content and Communication
Chair: Michael Shepherd shepherd@cs.cal.ca

Chair: H. Jochen Scholl jscholl@u.washington.edu

Information Technology in Health Care
Chair: William Chismar chismar@hawaii.edu

Internet & the Digital Economy
Co-chair: David King david.king@jda.com; Co-chair: Alan Dennis ardennis@indiana.edu

Knowledge Management Systems
Co-chair: Murray Jennex murphjen@aol.com; Dave Croasdell davec@unr.edu

Organizational Systems & Technology
Chair: Hugh Watson hwatson@terry.uga.edu

Software Technology
Chair: Gul Agha agha@cs.uiuc.edu

HICSS conferences are devoted to advances in the information, computer, and system sciences, and encompass developments in both theory and practice. Invited papers may be theoretical, conceptual, tutorial or descriptive in nature. Submissions undergo a double-blind peer referee process and those selected for presentation will be published in the Conference Proceedings. Submissions must not have been previously published.

Ralph Sprague, Conference Chair
Email: sprague@hawaii.edu

Sandra Laney, Conference Administrator
Email: hicss@hawaii.edu

Eileen Robichaud Dennis, Track Administrator
Email: eidennis@indiana.edu

Hyatt Regency Kauai
1571 Poipu Road
Koloa, Kauai HI 96756