Empirical Approach to Understand the Knowledge Management Process

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Title Empirical Approach to Understand the Knowledge Management Process
Author Chen, Le; Mohamed, Sherif Ali Mohtady
Publication Title Accelerating Innovation in Engineering, Management and Technology
Editor Syed M. Ahmed, Salman Azhar, Sherif Mohamed
Year Published 2007
Publisher Florida International University
Abstract Knowledge Management (KM) is a process that focuses on knowledge-related activities to facilitate knowledge creation, capture, transformation and use, with the ultimate aim of leveraging organisations' intellectual capital to achieve organisational objectives. The KM process receives input from its context (e.g. internal business environment), and produces output (i.e. knowledge). It is argued that the validity of such knowledge should be justified by business performance. The study, this paper reports on, provides enhanced team climate. Despite the existing literature within the context of construction highlighting the importance of such factors, empirical studies addressing their impacts on firm-level innovation diffusion and business performance are sparse. To overcome this deficiency, a conceptual model was developed to be used for empirical investigation. This paper details the theoretical development of such a model and outlines a research method and plan of future research activities.
Peer Reviewed Yes
Published Yes
Publisher URI http://www.fiu.edu/~citc/citc4/
Alternative URI http://www.fiu.edu/~citc/
Copyright Statement Copyright 2007 CITC-IV, USA. The attached file is reproduced here in accordance with the copyright policy of the publisher. Use hypertext link for access to conference website.
ISBN 1-884342-02-1
Conference name Fourth International Conference on Construction in the 21st Century (CITC-IV)
Location Gold Coast
Date From 2007-07-11
Date To 2007-07-13
URI http://hdl.handle.net/10072/18336
Date Accessioned 2007-09-11
Date Available 2009-01-16T06:22:44Z
Language en_AU
Research Centre Centre for Infrastructure Engineering and Management
Faculty Faculty of Science, Environment, Engineering and Technology
Subject PRE2009-Building Construction Management
Publication Type Conference Publications (Full Written Paper - Refereed)
Publication Type Code e1

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