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CHIEF KNOWLEDGE OFFICER (CKO) Definition & Legal Meaning

Definition & Citations:

Highest ranking executive accountable for disbursing appropriate knowledge to various levels of a firm in support of the firm’s requirements and strategically goals. This executive (1) recognizes corporate knowledge as an live and essential valuable resource needing management, (2) converts the firm’s intellectual property into assets generating revenue and (3) develops the firm into a learning organization and guides the firm to continue to grow. Known also as the chief learning officer.


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