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Journal of Knowledge Management

Journal of Knowledge Management

ISSN: 1367-3270

This journal is a Hybrid Open Access journal
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2018 Impact Factor: 4.604*
5-year Impact Factor (2018): 4.488*

CiteScore 2018: 5.63
CiteScoreTracker 2019: 7.30 (Updated Monthly)

Editorial objectives

The Journal of Knowledge Management is a peer-reviewed publication dedicated to the exchange of the latest academic research and practical information on all aspects of managing knowledge in organizations. The journal publishes original research and case studies by academic, business and government contributors on strategies, tools, techniques and technologies for Knowledge Management. The focus of this journal is on the identification of innovative Knowledge Management strategies and the application of theoretical concepts to real-world situations.


The Journal of Knowledge Management covers all the key issues in its field including:

  • Developing an appropriate culture and communication strategy
  • Integrating learning and knowledge infrastructure
  • Knowledge management and the learning organization
  • Information organization and retrieval technologies for improving the quality of knowledge
  • Linking knowledge management to performance initiatives
  • Retaining knowledge - human and intellectual capital
  • Using information technology to develop knowledge management
  • Knowledge management and innovation
  • Measuring the value of knowledge already within an organization
  • What lies beyond knowledge management?

Key benefits 

As a subscriber to the Journal of Knowledge Management, you will be able to:

  • Advance your understanding of knowledge management as an organizational core competency.
  • Learn how to put knowledge management to work to gain competitive advantages.
  • Explore implementation techniques via case studies.
  • 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 management decisions.
  • Assess new directions in knowledge management.

Key journal audiences

  • Academics and researchers in the field at universities and business schools
  • Chief executives
  • Managing directors
  • Chief knowledge officers
  • Information technology directors and managers
  • Strategic development and planning managers
  • Consultants
  • Quality managers and directors
  • Human resource managers and directors
  • Intellectual asset managers
  • Benchmarking managers
  • Libraries and information centres serving the needs of the above

The Journal of Knowledge Management is indexed and abstracted in:

ACPHIS (A); Cabell's Management Directory; CORE Rankings; Current Contents/Social and Behavioral Sciences (CC/S&BS); Business Source Alumni Edition/ Business Source Complete/ Business Source Corporate Plus, Business Source Elite/Business Source Premier (EBSCO); dblp Computer Science Bibliography; CNRS 2017 (France), FNEGE 2016 Journals Ranking List (France); Fulltext Sources Online; Information Sciences Abstracts; INSPEC; OCLC's Electronic Collections Online; PsycINFO; ReadCube Discover; Scopus; Social Sciences Citation Index (SSCI)

This Journal is Ranked in:

ANVUR Class A (Italy), AIDEA Class A (Italy), ABDC 2016 (Australia), DEN 2017 (Denmark), CNRS 2017 (France), FNEGE 2016 (France); HCERES 2017 (France), The Publication Forum (Finland), Thomson Reuters (ISI), Scopus, VHB-JOURQUAL 3 (Germany), UQ 2011 (Australia)

Journal of Knowledge Management is available as part of an online subscription to the Emerald Information & Knowledge Management eJournals Collection. For more information, please email [email protected] or visit the Emerald Information & Knowledge Management eJournals Collection page.

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* 2018 Journal Citation Reports® (Clarivate Analytics, 2019)

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