From traditional practices to a learning community: A knowledge management approach to support learning in food hazard identification

Henry Linger, Frada Burstein, Dora Constantinidis

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    Active knowledge creation and sharing about food safety hazards can be better fostered within a learning community. This paper proposes an innovative analysis and design framework for supporting knowledge work in a learning community. The framework was informed and derived from an investigation of knowledge creation and sharing practices about food hazard risks specific to the dairy industry. This paper presents a case study illustrating how traditional knowledge sharing practices were transformed through the application of a knowledge management framework. The knowledge management framework enabled the formation of a learning community that in turn facilitated improved integration of disparate instances of knowledge sources and fostered new connections between stakeholders for efficient food safety knowledge flow.
    Original languageEnglish
    Title of host publicationImproving Enterprise Communication
    Subtitle of host publicationProceedings of the 22nd International Conference on Information Systems Development (ISD 2013), Seville, Spain, September 2 - 4, 2013
    EditorsMaria Jose Escalona, Gustavo Aragon, Henry Linger, Michael Lang, Chris Barry, Christoph Schneider
    Place of PublicationCham, Switzerland
    Pages147 - 158
    Number of pages12
    ISBN (Electronic)9783319072159
    ISBN (Print)9783319072142
    Publication statusPublished - 2014
    EventInternational Conference on Information Systems Development 2013 - Seville, Spain
    Duration: 2 Sep 20134 Sep 2013
    Conference number: 22nd (Proceedings)


    ConferenceInternational Conference on Information Systems Development 2013
    Abbreviated titleISD 2013
    Internet address


    • Knowledge management
    • Learning communities
    • Knowledge sharing
    • Food safety management

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