Kimiz Dalkir

Academic title(s): 

Director & Associate Professor

Kimiz Dalkir
Contact Information
Email address: 
kimiz.dalkir [at]
  • PhD (Educational Technology), Concordia University. Thesis: Improving User Modeling via the Integration of Learner Characteristics and Learner Behaviour
  • MBA (Double Major: Management Science and Management Information Systems), McGill University
  • BSc (Biology: Human Genetics Specialization), McGill University
  • GLIS 661
Graduate supervision: 
  • Claudia Baptista Claros
  • Mihaela Iancu
  • Rebecca Katz
  • Daniele Nascimento
  • Lori Podolsky
  • Trudi Wright
Research areas: 
Collaboration success factors
Creativity & innovation management
Information & knowledge management
Organizational learning & managing lessons learned
Preservation & transfer of expertise
Tacit knowledge management
Current research: 
present Applying knowledge management to digital heritage cultural objects
2017 to present CSCDS (Centre for Social and Cultural Data Science.  Natural Language Processing and the Production of Taxonomies for Knowledge Navigation
2013-2015 CRIAQ.  Sharing research equipment and expertise - collaboration networks in a shared economy
2012-2013 Quartier d'Innovation.  Creation of a Creativity Hub: KM and innovation for universities, industry and communities
2012-2013 Quartier d'Innovation.  Social innovation in universities.


Selected publications: 

Peer-reviewed Books:

Dalkir, K., and Katz, R. (Eds.). (2020).  Navigating fake news, alternative facts, and misinformation in a post-truth world.  IGI Global.

Dalkir, K. (2017). Knowledge management theory and practice. Third Edition. Boston, MA:  MIT Press.

McIntyre, S., Dalkir, K., Perry, P. and Kitimbo, I. (Eds.). (2015). Utilizing Evidence-Based Lessons Learned for Enhanced Organizational Innovation and Change. Hershey, PA: IGI Global.

Dalkir, K. (2014). Intelligent learner modeling in real-time. Saarbrücken, Germany: LAP.

Weerapura, K., and Dalkir, K., (2013). Self-regulated learning: An information science perspective. Saarbrücken, Germany: LAP.

Peer-Reviewed Book Chapters:

Dalkir, K. (2018). Complexity in online collaboration: the role of shared vision, trust and leadership style. Chapter 7 in Ditte Kolbaek (Ed). Online collaboration and communication in contemporary organizations. Pages 118-138. Hershey, PA: IGI Global.

Dalkir, K. (2017. Connecting and sharing tacit knowledge: do social media help or hinder? Chapter in M. Khosrow-Pour (Ed.). E-Entrepreneurship Initiatives in the Modern Digital Era. Hershey, PA: IGI Global.

Dalkir, K. (2017). The role of HR in tacit knowledge management. Chapter in, Handbook of research on tacit knowledge management for organizational success. G. Jamil and D. Jaziri-Bouagina (Eds.). Hershey, PA: IGI Global.

Peer-Reviewed Journal Articles:

Oliveira, D., Nascimento, D., & Dalkir, K. (2018). The evolution of the intellectual capital concept and measurement. Ciência da Informação, 45(3).

Dalkir, K. (2016). The role of technology and social media in tacit knowledge sharing.  International Journal of E-Entrepreneurship and Innovation (IJEEI), 6(2): 40-56.

Dalkir, K. (2016). The Role of Stories and Simulations in the Lessons Learned Process.  International Journal of Organizational and Collective Intelligence, 6(3): 21-32.

Aïmeur, E., Lawani, O. and Dalkir, K. (2016). When changing the look of privacy policies affect user trust: An experimental study. Computers in Human Behavior 58:368-379.

Tessier, D., and Dalkir, K. (2016). Integrating Knowledge Management with E-Learning for a Successful Knowledge Management Strategy. Knowledge Management & E-Learning,8(3):414-429

Champagne, C., Dalkir, K., Blackburn, L., Demers, M. (2014). Transfert des connaissances dans les réseaux de santé. (Knowledge transfer in healthcare networks). Effectif, 17(4): 56-59.

Selected talks and presentations: 

Invited Keynotes:

Knowledge Management in a Post-Truth World.  8th International Symposium on Information Management in a Changing World.  Ankara, Turkey.  November 2018.

Knowledge sharing in emergent professional communities: three case studies to illustrate the role of culture, language and collaborative technologies. 1er Colloque Internationale CIA: Connaissance et Information en Action. CIA 2014.   Bordeaux, France. May 2014.

Invited Talks:.

Oxfam Quebec and Oxfam International.  Organizational storytelling in KM.  Montreal, Quebec.  January 2018.

Conference Board of Canada Future Trends in Knowledge Management. Ottawa , Ontario. January 2017

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