Abstract—Knowledge Management programs are typicallytied to organisational objectives such as improved performance,competitive advantage, innovation, developmental processes,lessons learnt transfer (for example between projects) and thegeneral development of collaborative practices. KnowledgeManagement is frequently linked and related to what hasbecome known as the learning organisation, lifelong learningand continuous improvement. Knowledge Management may bedistinguished from Organisational Learning by a greater focuson the management of knowledge as an asset and thedevelopment and cultivation of the channels through whichknowledge, information and signal flow.This paper discussesthe issues related to Personal knowledge management(PKM).PKM is a label for the effort to integrate personalinformation management (PIM), focused on individual skills,with knowledge management (KM). Understanding theorganizational perspective has been developed in light ofexpanding knowledge about human cognitive capabilities andthe permeability of organizational boundaries.
Index Terms—Personal knowledge management, personal information management
Cite: Sweta Verma, "Personal Knowledge Management : A Tool toExpand Knowledge about Human CognitiveCapabilities," International Journal of Engineering and Technology vol. 1, no. 5, pp. 435-438, 2009.