Thursday, November 20, 2008: 12:30 PM-3:00 PM
Room 201-A (Pennsylvania Convention Center)

Information Technology (10e)

#649 - Knowledge Management and Organizational Learning (10E07)
This Session will examine issues associated with organizational learning and knowledge management. Of particular interest will be organizational learning and knowledge management in a global economy, where information must flow across geographical and cultural boundaries. We will also focus on how knowledge management can facilitate the recognition, communication and adoption of best management practices in operating companies. Tools and techniques for effective knowledge transfer and retention will be explored under various organizational requirements.
Chair:Jerry O'Brien
CoChair:Randy Esposito
12:30 PMA History and View to the Future for Knowledge Management and Organizational Learning In the Process Industries
Vince Grassi
12:55 PMSustainability through Knowledge Management
James B. Porter Jr.
1:20 PMImplementation Planning for Environmental Management Systems
Jannina Alvarez
1:45 PMUnderstanding Root Causes of Abnormal Situations in Process Industries
Peggy A. Hewitt
2:10 PMThe Importance of Human Factors in Control Systems and Knowledge Management
B. Wayne Bequette, William Bosler
2:35 PMUsing Industry Consortiums for Knowledge Management and Technology Transfer
Ed Fiesinger

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