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Examining the impact of knowledge management practices on knowledge‐based results

Examining the impact of knowledge management practices on knowledge‐based results Purpose – This research proposes to study the connection between knowledge management practices and knowledge‐based results. Design/methodology/approach – Theoretical relations are tested through an empirical study carried out on Iranian firms in the car manufacturing industries. Findings – This paper shows how the firms that adopt knowledge management practices obtain better results than their competitors. Research limitations/implications – The main limitation of this research is the lack of literature about knowledge productivity. Originality/value – As limited studies have been carried out on knowledge productivity, the findings of this study will be useful in assessing the learning ability to create knowledge‐based results or innovation in organization. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Journal of Knowledge-based Innovation in China Emerald Publishing

Examining the impact of knowledge management practices on knowledge‐based results

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Publisher
Emerald Publishing
Copyright
Copyright © 2011 Emerald Group Publishing Limited. All rights reserved.
ISSN
1756-1418
DOI
10.1108/17561411111138955
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Abstract

Purpose – This research proposes to study the connection between knowledge management practices and knowledge‐based results. Design/methodology/approach – Theoretical relations are tested through an empirical study carried out on Iranian firms in the car manufacturing industries. Findings – This paper shows how the firms that adopt knowledge management practices obtain better results than their competitors. Research limitations/implications – The main limitation of this research is the lack of literature about knowledge productivity. Originality/value – As limited studies have been carried out on knowledge productivity, the findings of this study will be useful in assessing the learning ability to create knowledge‐based results or innovation in organization.

Journal

Journal of Knowledge-based Innovation in ChinaEmerald Publishing

Published: Jul 5, 2011

Keywords: Knowledge management; Learning; Intellectual capital; Innovation; Iran

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