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Examples of Incentives
What incentives can help encourage sharing knowledge? From KM4Dev
Formal incentives

  
* Incorporate sharing in personnel competencies
  
* Organise lunch presentations
  
* Create an inventory on what people want to be asked about
  
* "Send" people to conferences and ask for reports on the meetings
  
* Reward people for ideas that are picked up by others
 


In general these aspect can be part of a personal development plan or personal commitment statement. Stimulate people to write down what they want to achieve in a coming period; for example 'publish and update their curriculum vitae on intranet' or 'visit two partner organisations' or 'mentor new personnel' or 'do a lunch presentation'. Most formal incentives can be organised by a HRM department.
Informal incentives

  
* Recognition / awards
  
* Allow people to publish stories (success and failure)
  
* Organise exhibition fairs / showcasing
  
* Invite people to talk about their work / write about their work in internal media
  
* Stimulate people to take part in communities of practice
  
* Organise happy hours
  
* Invite all personnel to contribute to a new year plan for the organisation
 

Other

  
* Allow self-organisation outside the hierarchy; allocate time for this
  
* Make sure management supports the idea of sharing knowledge
  
* Time spent on sharing must be recognised as legitimate by management / peers
  
* Stress the potential return of investment
  
* Centralise the canteen / coffee machines / water coolers / library
  
* Organise flexible workplace; get people out of their 'cubicles' or relocate people now and then
  
* Make management think about the concepts for a 'knowledge friendly organisation'
 


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knowledge_sharing_incentives_and_motivations.txt · Last modified: 2018/07/08 15:20 (external edit)