Knowledge Management (WM) as a research field has its roots in numerous disciplines and fields of research - from philosophy, psychology to computer science and business administration, engineering and organizational sciences, sociology and information science, to name but a few. Today the KM field counts with around 25 peer-reviewed scientific journals and has become an established field of research. Also the application of KM is relevant for all kinds of organisations, industries and activities. KM will continue to be relevant not only in the classical industries like automotive, aerospace and public administration, but also in international organizations, such as the World Bank or the Olympic Games, in international development and agriculture as well as health care and medicine. Thus, there are innumerable starting points to improve our current understanding of knowledge management and ample space for joint research initiatives and studies within this multidisciplinary field of research. Here, this workshop intends to point out and discuss new research perspectives on the basis of relevant research and the background of the ongoing digital transformation.
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