A Comparative Study on Knowledge Sharing Methods amongst Faculty Members from Self Financing and Government Aided Engineering Colleges of Mysuru Karnataka India


  • Sri Ranjini S
  • Rethy B Menon


Knowledge Management (KM) is mainly about creating the precise knowledge resource including people and other sources and to make that knowledge accessible to the correct individuals at the correct time. Knowledge management initiatives are significant for educational sector especially so in technical education segment since engineering education is a knowledge incubator for industrial growth of any country. A country cannot have a rich industrial sector without having a large base of technically educated population in it. Therefore technical education and more so engineering education must have KM techniques embedded into it. Knowledge sharing conceivably is a main feature in this procedure because enormous mainstream of KM procedures depends on it. Sharing of knowledge is not smooth in any sector because it depends on the willingness and the habits of its employees and also on the culture, incentives, technology, infrastructure and the leadership of the organization. This paper makes an attempt to analyze the modus operandi of knowledge sharing between faculty members of individual engineering colleges and comparing the knowledge sharing techniques present in self- financing and Government – aided engineering colleges of Mysuru district, Karnataka state