Knowledge Broker

  • Cranefield J, Yoong P, Huff SD. Rethinking Lurking: Invisible Leading and Following in a Knowledge Transfer Ecosystem. Research Article.
    Journal of the Association for Information Systems JAIS 2015 (4); 16: 213-247. - (first access on May 16, 2015) - (Lurking has a negative connotation. In a wonderfully performed and reported study the authors line out how invisible participants contribute to knowledge transfer excosystems. The paper led me to Nielson 2006 and Lubbock 1982; and to read more about knowledge brokers in public health areas; see Dobbins 2009 and Ward 2009)
  • Dobbins M et al. A description of a knowledge broker role implemented as part of a randomized controlled trial evaluating three knowledge translation strategie. Implement Sci. 2009; 4: 23. Published online 2009 Apr 27. doi: 10.1186/1748-5908-4-23 - (first access on May 20, 2015) - (Assessement will follow)
  • Jacobson N, Butterill D, Goering P. Consulting as a Strategy for Knowledge Transfer. The Milbank Quarterly. 2005;83(2):299-321. doi:10.1111/j.1468-0009.2005.00348.x. (first access on June 8, 2015) - (Assessement will follow)
  • Lubbock J. The beauties of nature and the wonder of the world we live in. New York, Macmillan 1892. - (first access on May 20, 2015) - (Lubbock is often quoted with "What we do see depends mainly on what we look for." p 3, Chapter 1 Introduction. The book is wonderfully online presented)
  • Nielson J. The 90-9-1 Rule for Participation Inequality in Social Media and Online Communities. NN/g  Nielsen Norman Group. October 9, 2006 (first access on May 20, 2015). - ( is overall a rich source on topics like usability, workability and interfaces represented by the three principals Jakob Nielson, Don Norman and Bruce "Tog" Tognazzi)
  • Ward V, House A, Hamer S. Knowledge Brokering: The missing link in the evidence to action chain? Evid Policy. Author manuscript; available in PMC 2011 Jan 21. Published in final edited form as: Evid Policy. 2009 Aug; 5(3): 267–279. doi: 10.1332/174426409X463811 - (first access on May 20, 2015) - (Assessement will follow)


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