13th European Conference Knowledge Management, Cartagena, Spain – 6-7 September 2012

ECKM 201213th European Conference on Knowledge Management Universidad Politécnica de Cartagena, Cartagena, Spain 6-7 September 2012Conference Co-Chairs:Dr Juan Gabriel Cegarra, Dr Eva Martínez Caro, Dr Inocencia Martínez and Dr María Eugenia Sánchez, Universidad Politécnica de Cartagena, Cartagena, Spain.CALL FOR PAPERS, Case Studies, Work in Progress/Posters, PhD Research, Round Table Proposals, non-academic Contributions and Product DemonstrationsMini Track: Competitive Intelligence and KMTrack Co-Chairs: G. Scott Erickson Ithaca College, Ithaca, NY and Helen N. Rothberg, Marist College, Poughkeepsie, New York, USAScholars and practitioners are increasingly recognizing a link between the fields of knowledge management (KM) and competitive intelligence (CI). CI, at its heart, is about collecting and analyzing knowledge concerning competitors. As a result, there are aspects of KM that can contribute to the practice of CI, and CI practice can contribute to how KM is conducted. Each field has the potential to advance the other, so it makes sense to make connections between them. In this mini‐track, we hope to advance those connections.Papers covering any aspect of competitive intelligence are welcomed, including those on related topics, as listed in the bullets. An explicit connection to KM should be made in the submission. Highly competitive papers may be invited to submit to the Journal of Intelligence Studies in Business.Submission should attempt to focus on the following themes: