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Enriching knowledge management in research & development organization: A Malaysian perspective


Ibrahim, Amlus and Faisal Mohamed, Nur Fadziana and Ramayah, T. and Saad, Abd. Rahim (2006) Enriching knowledge management in research & development organization: A Malaysian perspective. In: Knowledge Management International Conference and Exhibition 2006 (KMICE 2006), 6-8 June 2006, The Legend Hotel Kuala Lumpur.

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Abstract

The paper study on the knowledge management in utilization of information communication and technology, hereinafter called ICT, in research and development organization.In a turbulent and rapidly changing environment, every organization faces the challenge of how to best manage its knowledge assets to generate value for the marketplace and obtain competitive advantage Such advantage derives from special capabilities that are rare, valuable, non-substitutable, and costly to imitate Historically, the focus was on capabilities involving tangible assets; now, knowledge is widely recognized as the source for competitive advantage, with the tangible assets representing the physical manifestation of but a fraction of this knowledge As companies scramble to develop strategies for more proactively and strategically managing their knowledge, the field of knowledge management (KM) receives increasing attention from trade organizations and academic journals.From this study it was found that to improve the chances of conclusively demonstrating value to the overall business enterprise, a new KM implementation in an innovation organization should address six imperatives: instill the organization's goals and strategies, access tacit knowledge, provide search tools, promote creativity, capture new learning, and build a supportive culture.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Additional Information: ISBN 983-3282-90-3 Organized by: Faculty of Information Technology, UUM
Uncontrolled Keywords: Knowledge management, research and development organizational cultures, knowledge management enablers, culture facilitates knowledge.
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor > HD28 Management. Industrial Management
Divisions: College of Arts and Sciences
Depositing User: Dr. Amlus Ibrahim
Date Deposited: 24 Aug 2014 06:31
Last Modified: 24 Aug 2014 06:31
URI: http://repo.uum.edu.my/id/eprint/11435

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