Re-assessing the practice of knowledge brokering

Bruce Boyes
Oct 10, 2018 · 3 min read
Five generations of KM4D
Five generations of KM4D
(Source: Cummings et al. 2013[2]).

Proposing a more pluralistic, complex role of knowledge brokering

Based on their analysis, the authors have reached the conclusion that there needs to be a new systemic conceptualization of KM4D which brings together co-existing fourth and fifth generation KM4D in one integrated framework linked to the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). This recognises the universal framework of the SDGs, which are relevant at the level of organizations and society.

  1. Cummings, S., Regeer, B. J., Ho, W. W., & Zweekhorst, M. B. (2013). Proposing a fifth generation of knowledge management for development: investigating convergence between knowledge management for development and transdisciplinary research. Knowledge Management for Development Journal, 9(2), 10–36.

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