I often get asked by lawyers moving into PSL / KM work where they should start with reading up on KM, so I keep a list here and update it as I get new recommendations.
This list comes from a number of sources – my own favourites, LinkedIn groups, LisLaw.
Which of these do you rate and are there any missing? Which 3/4 would you choose?
Parson’s “Effective KM in Law Firms”
Rumizen’s “Complete Idiot’s guide to KM”
Davenport & Prusak “Working Knowledge”
Russell’s “Knowledge Management Handbook”
Collison & Parcell’s “Learning to Fly”
Rusanow’s “Knowledge Management and the Smarter Lawyer”
Susskind’s “The End of Lawyers? Rethinking the Nature of Legal Services”
Empson (Ed) “Managing the Modern Law Firm: New Challenges, New Perspectives”
Carla O’Dell and Cindy Hubert “The New Edge in Knowledge: How Knowledge Management Is Changing the Way We Do Business”
Dalkir “Knowledge Management in Theory and Practice”
Hislop “Knowledge Management in Organizations”
Two recently recommended on LisLaw were Parson’s and my own, Russell “Knowledge Management Handbook” which is published by the Law Society of England and Wales and has 5* on Amazon.
*Update* my latest textbook “Practical Projects in Legal KM: A Year of Living Knowledgeably” has just been published.
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