International Journal of Knowledge Management (IJKM)

Submit a Paper to the International Journal of Knowledge Management (IJKM)

Published Quarterly. Est. 2005.

The International Journal of Knowledge Management (IJKM) provides a forum for academics, researchers, and educators to analyze global aspects of knowledge management from differing cultural perspectives and their use of knowledge and knowledge management. Covering all aspects of knowledge regulation and order including organizational issues, technology support, knowledge representation, and more, IJKM focuses on the technical issues associated with the creation and implementation of knowledge systems utilizing artificial intelligence, entrepreneurial, and innovative initiatives. As a result of its comprehensive coverage and expanding list of contributors from countries such as Australia, Germany, Hong Kong, New Zealand, the U.S., and more, this journal is recognized by many prestigious indices including, but not limited to, Web of Science Emerging Sources Citation Index® (ESCI), Scopus®, Compendex® (Elsevier Engineering Index), and PsycINFO®. Led by editor Dr. Murray E. Jennex, professor of management information systems at San Diego State University, USA, and editor of several IGI Global publications, IJKM is a premier resource in the field of Library and Information Science.

ISSN: 1548-0666|EISSN: 1548-0658|DOI: 10.4018/IJKM
The Editor-in-Chief of the International Journal of Knowledge Management (IJKM) would like to invite you to consider submitting a manuscript for inclusion in this scholarly journal. The following describes the mission, the coverage and the guidelines for submission to IJKM.


The primary objective of the International Journal of Knowledge Management (IJKM) is to provide a comprehensive cross discipline forum for advancing the understanding of the organizational, technical, human, and cognitive issues associated with the creation, capture, transfer and use of knowledge in organizations. The secondary objective of this Journal is to share knowledge among researchers and practitioners with respect to the design, development, implementation and maintenance of effective knowledge management systems. The journal publishes high quality empirical and theoretical research covering all aspects of knowledge management. In addition to full-length research manuscripts, the journal publishes insightful research and practice notes as well as case studies from all areas of knowledge management.


The International Journal of Knowledge Management (IJKM) covers all aspects of the knowledge management discipline, from organizational issues to technology support to knowledge representation. High quality submissions are encouraged using any qualitative or quantitative research methodology. Submissions are especially encouraged covering the following topics:

  • Basic theories associated with knowledge creation, knowledge management, and organizational memory
  • Case studies of knowledge management and organizational memory systems
  • Cognitive theories of knowledge management and organizational memory
  • Design of information and communication systems that facilitate knowledge transfer and sharing
  • Enablers and inhibitors of knowledge sharing and knowledge transfer behaviors
  • Global issues in knowledge management and organizational memory
  • Issues related to the capture, storage, search, retrieval, and use of knowledge and organizational memory
  • Knowledge acquisition and transfer processes
  • Knowledge management in small and medium enterprises
  • Knowledge management strategy
  • Knowledge management training issues
  • Knowledge reuse in organizations
  • Knowledge transfer and sharing behaviors within emergent organizational forms such as virtual communities
  • Methodologies and processes for developing knowledge management systems
  • Metrics and effectiveness of knowledge management and organizational memory systems
  • Organizational and economic incentive structures for knowledge sharing and use
  • Organizational culture impacts on knowledge management
  • Organizational learning
  • Use of semantic networks, topic maps, the Internet, digital documents, XML, taxonomies, ontologies, and other technologies to implement knowledge management systems


Researchers and practitioners are invited to submit their original empirical research articles 3,000–5,000 words in length. Interested authors must consult the journal’s guidelines for manuscript submissions at prior to submission. All submitted articles will be reviewed on a double-blind review basis by no fewer than 3 members of the journal’s Editorial Review Board and 1 Associate Editor. Final decision regarding acceptance/revision/rejection will be based on the reviews received from the reviewers and at the sole discretion of the Editor-in-Chief.

All inquiries should be directed to the attention of:

All inquiries regarding IJKM should be directed to the attention of:

Dr. Murray Jennex
San Diego State University, USA

All manuscripts must be submitted through the E-Editorial Discovery® online submission manager: