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The premiere choice for Knowledge Management (KM) scholars and practitioners. A leading journal publishing cutting-edge research with real impact and top-quality management studies on innovative KM strategies with applications to real-world situations.

ISSN: 1367-3270
eISSN: 1367-3270

Aims and scope

Journal of Knowledge Management (JKM) is a peer-reviewed publication dedicated to the exchange of the latest academic research and practical information on all aspects of managing knowledge in a wide range of organizations (SMEs, large corporations, MNCs, global firms). The journal publishes innovative, rigorous and original research and studies by academic, business and government contributors on strategies, tools, techniques and technologies for Knowledge Management. 

JKM covers all the key issues in its field including:

  • Developing an appropriate culture and communication strategy of knowledge management theories and practices
  • Integrating strategic knowledge management and knowledge infrastructures into real-daily management situations
  • Managing knowledge flows and practical applications into learning organizations
  • Information organization and retrieval technologies for improving the quality of knowledge use inside innovative, worldwide firms
  • Linking knowledge management to performance initiatives, to financial decisions and to asset management
  • Retaining knowledge - human and intellectual capital
  • Using information technology and systems to develop knowledge management within innovative enterprises
  • Linking knowledge management to decision support systems
  • Understanding customer knowledge management to support marketing processes
  • Connecting knowledge management to innovation systems, trajectories and technological management forecasting
  • Processing and understanding big data information to support management decision
  • Measuring the value of knowledge already within an organization
  • Discovering what lies beyond knowledge management in real-enterprise scenarios
  • Understanding and explaining knowledge tools practices to applied computer science

Key benefits

As a subscriber to JKM, you will be able to:

  • Advance your understanding of knowledge management as a management core competency
  • Learn how to put knowledge management to work to gain competitive advantages for any kind of firm
  • Explore implementation techniques of knowledge management formal strategies as well as of related managerial and IS tools
  • Share knowledge through debate and information exchange
  • Find out how to overcome the main barriers to knowledge management
  • Benchmark your current knowledge management practices against best practice organizations.
  • Develop a research agenda to inform policy making and strategic management decisions
  • Assess new directions in knowledge management.


The Journal of Knowledge Management has been made aware that journals are operating with the same, or similar title(s). If you receive an invitation to submit to JKM, please doublecheck that the ISSN is 2056-4961, and that the Editor-in-Chief is Professor Manlio Del Giudice.

Additionally, the Journal of Knowledge Management will only request an Article Processing Charge if you wish to make your article immediately Open Access and available under a Creative Commons Attribution Licence (CC BY). If you wish to do this, payment will only be requested post-acceptance and not at submission.

This journal is aligned with our responsible management goal

We aim to champion researchers, practitioners, policymakers and organisations who share our goals of contributing to a more ethical, responsible and sustainable way of working.

SDG 2 Zero hunger
SDG 8 Decent work & economic growth
SDG 9 Industry, innovation & infrastructure
SDG 10 Reduced inequalities
SDG 11 Sustainable cities & communities
SDG 12 Responsible consumption & production
SDG 13 Climate action
Find out about our responsible management goal