Developing knowledge management network of teachers for students of faculty of education, Mahasarakham University in Thailand

Developing knowledge management network of teachers for students of faculty of education, Mahasarakham University in Thailand


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This research was a part of the educational research network in upper-Northeast Thailand. The purposes of this research include: supporting the strategy for KM of Mahasarakham University, faculties, agencies, internal and external networks in terms of organization management and development, to collect knowledge organizations available within the Faculty of Education Mahasarakham University and outside the university which included networks within the focus group, individuals, documents, printed matters for systematic development and to adhere to sharing learning in education both outside and inside the university utilizing KM as an important instrument for human development and the development of occupation and organizations. Research results have revealed that participants as a whole showed satisfaction with the development of KM network of teachers for students at a high level. Every participant participated in performance based on his or her interest and had self-improvement and development. Everyone worked according to the functional roles of the KM center leading to operations which achieve goals, visions and missions. There occurred KM network of teachers for students which emphasized research, innovation and work development. Every organization group generated community knowledge managers. There were KM operations comprising: building, classifying, storing, implementing, sharing and evaluating knowledge. The focus groups showed their satisfaction with work operation as a whole at a high level. The factors of KM success of the community organizations included: enthusiasm about learning, leadership of the researcher and participants, participatory work climate, action learning and work mechanisms. ? Medwell Journals, 2009.