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14th European Conference on Knowledge Management - ECKM 2013
Kaunas University of Technology, Kaunas, Lithuania
5-6 September 2013


University Central Office

Asta Pundziene

Monika Petraitė

Brigita Janiūnaitė

Dave Snowden

Soumodip Sarkar

Kaunas confluens





Winners at ECKM 2013 Kaunas, Lithuania

The Delphi Study was a great success


The winner for Best PhD was:


"Ingenious use of space was used for the Delphi Study to create a community generated KM Taxonomy, led by Tom Jackson and Paul Parboteeh from Loughborough University in the UK.” Click here to view a time-lapse of the development over the 2 day conference.


Maria Granados with Vlatka Hlupic-Vidjak, Elayne Coakes and Souad Mohamed, University of Westminster, London, UK for the paper Developing Knowledge Management Capabilities in Social Enterprises: UK experience .

Joint runners up were

Evren Satici with Ozalp Vayvay, Marmara University, Istanbul, Turkey

What is Your Organization’s IQ? – A Practical Tool to Gauge the Enterprise Intelligence




Arjan de Kok with Bart Bellefroid and Remko W. Helms, Utrecht University, The Netherlands

Knowledge Sharing and Channel Choice: Effects of the New Way of Working


Best of ECKM 2013 Kaunas, Lithuania click the icons below to view

Photo Gallery

Abstract Booklet

Author Photos


Presentations (video)



2013 Abstract booklet


Who was there


Participating author certificate

Non-author Participating certificate

Welcome message from
Asta Pundziene, Monika Petraite and Brigita Janiūnaitė

Keynote speaker
Dave Snowden
Sense-making and Knowledge Management”

Keynote speaker
Soumodip Sarkar
Knowledge flows &
Entrepreneurial Osmosis”


Conference Co-Chairs:

Prof.Dr. Asta Pundziene, Vice Rector for Research, Kaunas University of Technology and

Prof.Dr. Monika Petraite, Dean, Faculty of Social Sciences, Kaunas University of Technology, Kaunas, Lithuania

Programme Chair:

Prof. Dr. Brigita Janiūnaitė, Head, Department of Educational Science, Kaunas University of Technology, Kaunas, Lithuania

Keynote Speakers:

Dave Snowden, Cognitive Edge

“Sense-making and Knowledge Management”


Prof. Dr. Soumodip Sarkar, University of Évora, Portugal

"Osmosis and Knowledge Flows in EntreSutra".


We extend our thanks to all participants at the conference, both presenters and attendees and gratefully acknowledge the support of the Kaunas University of Technology and the assistance provided by the Conference Co-Chairs, Programme Chair and keynote speakers. The stream and mini track chairs are to be applauded for their efforts in ensuring that timekeeping requirements were respected by all participants and the chairs and discussants of the PhD Colloquium are thanked for their invaluable contribution to this important part of the conference.

Finally, we value and unreservedly acknowledge the essential role performed by the executive and programme committees in respect of the double blind review process.




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Conference status

The conference is now closed. ECKM 2014 Santarém, Portugal was launched at the close of ECKM 2013 in Kaunas, Lithuania.


Publication opportunity

Papers presented at the conference are published in the conference proceedings.

Selected papers that have been presented at the conference will be considered for publication in a special issue of the Electronic Journal of Knowledge Management. The latest issue of the journal is available to read online. In addition, a selection of those papers accepted to the mini track on Knowledge Management for Sustainable Strategies and Policies in the Transport Sector and presented at the conference will be
considered by the Journal of Knowledge Management (ISSN: 1367-3270) for publication on a Special Issue on Knowledge Management in Transport. Selected papers that have been presented at the conference will be considered for publication in the Social Sciences journal published by the Kaunas University of Technology (KUT) ISSN: 1392-0758


Conference and Journal Accreditations




The ECKM conference proceedings are:

§         listed in the Thomson Reuters ISI Web of Science (WOS) Conference Proceedings Citation Index.

§         indexed by Elsevier SCOPUS abstract and citation database

§         indexed by Compendex (EI) Engineering Information research citation database

§         indexed by the Institution of Engineering and Technology in the UK.

§         indexed by Google Books and Google Scholar


§         listed in the EBSCO database of Conference Proceedings

§         ranked B in the Australian Research Council ERA Conference List


Conference proceedings are submitted for accreditation on publication. Please note that depending on the accreditation body, this process can take several months.


The Electronic Journal of Knowledge Management (EJKM) is:

§         rated level 1 in the Danish Government bibliometric lists.

§         ranked by the Australian Business Deans Council list

§         listed in the Norwegian Social Science Data Services

§         listed in the Open Access Journals database

§         listed in the EBSCO database of electronic Journals

§         listed in the Cabell Directory of Publishing Opportunities

§         listed in Ulrich’s Periodical Directory

§         listed in the ProQuest database

§         indexed by the Institution of Engineering and Technology in the UK

§         ranked C in the Australian Research Council ERA Journal List







This conference is supported by:



Take a quick look at ECKM 2012 – click the icon to view

Who was there?
We have received several requests to make available the author pictures that were posted up at the Conference Registration desk. We hope this (along with the participant list in your conference pack) will help facilitate your personal networking efforts.


Author photos

and the Winners are:


Best PhD Paper

Understanding the Role of Ego-centered Knowledge Networks in Problem Solving and Individual Performance

Ghaznavi Mahmood, Martin Perry, Keri Logan and Paul Toulson, Massey University, New Zealand


Best Poster

The New Dynamics of Strategy: Visual Decision Making in a Complex and Complicated Organisation
Kahlon Ravinder Singh and Man-Chie Tse, Middlesex University, London, UK



Photo Gallery
Click on the logo to your right for a link to pictures taken during the conference and conference dinner.

ECKM 2011 Full conference proceedings
Both print and CD versions of the full conference proceedings are available for purchase from the Academic Bookshop. Click here to read the Abstract Booklet






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