Murray is a Professor of Management Information Systems at San Diego State University, editor in chief of the International Journal of Knowledge Management, co-editor in chief of the International Journal of Information Systems for Crisis Response and Management, and president of the Foundation for Knowledge Management (LLC). He specializes in knowledge management, crisis response, system analysis and design, IS security, eCommerce, and organizational effectiveness. He serves as the Knowledge Systems Track co-chair at the Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS).



  • Ph.D., Claremont Graduate University, Management Information Systems.
  • M.S., Claremont Graduate University, Management of Telecommunications Systems.
  • M.S., National University, Software Engineering.
  • M.B.A., National University, Emphasis in Computer Information Systems.
  • B.A., William Jewell College, Physics/Chemistry.


A foundational model that Murray uses for unifying KM with knowledge society, innovation, and entrepreneurship, modified from Riempp’s (2004) framework.


  1. International Journal of Knowledge Management (IJKM)
  2. International Journal of Information Systems for Crisis Response and Management (IJISCRAM)


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1. Email retention policies and email archive best practices

  • Does this become a potential disclosure for which they become accountable?
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SIKM Leaders Community




  1. Knowledge Management: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools and Applications (6-volume set)
  2. Knowledge Management in Modern Organizations
  3. Case Studies in Knowledge Management
  4. Conceptual Models and Outcomes of Advancing Knowledge Management: New Technologies
  5. Effective Knowledge Management Systems in Modern Society
  6. Dynamic Models for Knowledge-Driven Organizations
  7. Knowledge Management, Organizational Memory and Transfer Behavior: Global Approaches and Advancements
  8. Current Issues in Knowledge Management
  9. Using Social and Information Technologies for Disaster and Crisis Management
  10. Managing Crises and Disasters with Emerging Technologies: Advancements
  11. Management of Information Systems Course Reader
  12. Global Aspects and Cultural Perspectives on Knowledge Management: Emerging Dimensions
  13. Ubiquitous Developments in Knowledge Management: Integrations and Trends
  14. Knowledge Discovery, Transfer, and Management in the Information Age
  15. Crisis Response and Management and Emerging Information Systems: Critical Applications
  16. Strategies for Knowledge Management Success: Exploring Organizational Efficacy with Stefan Smolnik

Book Chapters

  1. Handbook of Knowledge Management Vol. 1 edited by Clyde Holsapple — Chapter 11: Organizational Memory and Its Management — with Lorne Olfman
  2. Issues of Human Computer Interaction edited by Anabela Sarmento — Chapter 8: Issues in End-User Behavior



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