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Knowledge Management and Business Strategies : Theoretical Frameworks and Empirical Research - El-Sayed Abou-Zeid

Knowledge Management and Business Strategies

Theoretical Frameworks and Empirical Research

Hardcover Published: 30th November 2007
ISBN: 9781599044866
Number Of Pages: 310

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The growing awareness of the crucial role that knowledge can play in gaining competitive advantage has lead businesses to confront how to build competitive business strategy around a firm's intellectual resources and capabilities, and how to define and guide the processes and infrastructure for managing organizational knowledge. Knowledge Management and Business Strategies: Theoretical Frameworks and Empirical Research provides researchers and practitioners fundamental business and management knowledge by exploring relevant theoretical frameworks and the latest empirical research findings in the area of knowledge and knowledge management strategies and their formulation and alignment with organizations' competitive business strategies.

Organizational Knowledge Management
Knowledge Management: From Management Fad to Systemic Changep. 1
Does Knowledge Management Improve Firm Performance? The Effect of Knowledge Distinctive Competencesp. 27
Knowledge Management Leaders' Top Issuesp. 47
Knowledge Management (KM) Strategics
External Knowledge Search Strategy as an Essential Element of a Knowledge Management Strategyp. 70
Knowledge Transfer Strategy: An Emerging Classification Systemp. 90
Modular Organizations and Strategic Flexibility: The Mediating Role of Knowledge Management Strategyp. 108
Socializing a Knowledge Strategyp. 133
A Technology-Focused Framework for Integrating Knowledge Management into Strategic Innovation Managementp. 164
Business and KM Strategies Alignment
Knowledge Strategic Alignment: Research Framework, Models, and Conceptsp. 188
Integrating Knowledge Management Services: Strategy and Infrastructurep. 209
Aligning Knowledge and Business Strategies within an Artificial Ba Contextp. 229
The Activity Domain Theory: Informing the Alignment of Business and Knowledge Management Strategiesp. 253
Selected Readings
Developing and Analysing Core Competencies for Alignment with Strategyp. 282
Enhancing Performance Through Knowledge Management: Holistic Frameworkp. 296
Challenges in Developing a Knowledge Management Strategy for the Air Force Materiel Commandp. 314
Measuring Organizational Readiness for Knowledge Managementp. 341
Alignment of Business and Knowledge Management Strategiesp. 357
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ISBN: 9781599044866
ISBN-10: 1599044862
Series: Premier Reference Source
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 310
Published: 30th November 2007
Publisher: IGI Global
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 28.0 x 21.6  x 2.3
Weight (kg): 1.28