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Knowledge Sharing Used by Jesus: A Model for the 21st Century Information Professional.

Ifeoma Ajie

Document Type Article


This paper seeks to explore the building of knowledge sharing strategies as exemplified by Jesus Christ and His disciples. Knowledge sharing as exemplified in this paper will demonstrate how the disciples spread the word of God to all nations. Twenty first century information professionals are making use of information, technology & communication equipments including other means to enhance knowledge sharing, whereas, in the Bible Jesus Christ and His Apostles used strategies like mentoring, coaching and training to share the knowledge of God. In the Bible, mentoring although not mentioned took place both in the New and Old Testaments and the purpose which was ultimately to share knowledge was being fulfilled up to this very day. In this paper, impediments were mentioned and various ways to overcome knowledge impartation which includes mentor motivation, selection and training, a clear developmental path, constant prayer for the protégé, and an organically-nurtured mentor-protégé relationship to promote trust between them.