Assist Mission on Knowledge Management for Nuclear Industry
(Operating Organizations, Regulatory Bodies, Nuclear Education, R&D Organizations,)
Purpose and objectives
- Provide assistance, education and consultancy to Counterparts who want to benefit from the application of best practice NKM techniques.
- Recognize good practice areas where NKM is already providing benefits.
- Make recommendations on how NKM shortcomings identified in the mission could be rectified or further activities implemented that would derive real business value for the Counterpart
- Produce a written End of Mission Report summarizing the above
In 2005, the IAEA introduced the concept of Assist Missions on Knowledge Management for Nuclear Industry Operating Organizations. An assist NKM mission considers existing good practices and will recommend possible improvement options based on the collective experiences of the mission team members. Assist mission have been carried out in numerous Nuclear Operating, R&D, Nuclear Education Organizations and Regulatory Bodies around the world, including Krsko NPP– Slovenia; Kozloduy NPP – Bulgaria; Paks NPP – Hungary; Ignalina NPP – Lithuania; Darlington & Bruce NPP – Canada; Zaporozhye NPP, South Ukrainian NPP & National Nuclear Energy Generating Company Energoatom – Ukraine; Kazakhstan (Regulatory Body, R&D organizations, National NKM programme); Slovak Electric Utility – Slovakia ; AECL – Canada; Malaysia, Russia & Montenegro (Nuclear Education)
IAEA TECDOC Series No.1586:
Planning and Execution of Knowledge Management Assist Missions for Nuclear Organizations