Knowledge of the prevailing streams, problems, and defi cits of the empirical research on knowledge management
Capability to independently and systematically search for and analyze literature in libraries and databases
Capability to use skills and knowledge to work on prespecifi ed research questions
Capability to structure and outline complex topics and to contextualize them
Current topics in knowledge management with special focus on empirical research. Topics are, for example: measuring knowledge; knowledge management and learning in strategic alliances and networks; sharing and transferring knowledge in organizations; competitive advantage and lock-in eff ects through knowledge in organizations.