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Strategic linking of human resources management and knowledge management practices amongst MSC status companies in Malaysia: Enhancing organizational competitiveness


Raja Kasim, Raja Suzana (2006) Strategic linking of human resources management and knowledge management practices amongst MSC status companies in Malaysia: Enhancing organizational competitiveness. 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 purpose of this study is to determine whether the relationships exist between (a) HRM practices; (b) KM practices and (c) organizational competitiveness.In addition, this study also researches whether the use of HRM/KM within the firm leads to the creation of organizational competitiveness between organization that practice HRM/KM and those that do not.A survey is conducted amongst MSC status organizations to determine a common practice of KM and to determine the degree of practices of both HRM/KM.The study determines the relationship between each pair of HRM/KM practices as well organizational competitiveness levels.Organizational competitiveness is assessed by an established measure which integrate the types of innovation and types of performance measures subjectively, namely; comparative performance measure and internal performance measure. HRM/KM practices are assessed from middle level managers both in the area of HRM and non HRM.Result of this research found that there is a positive relationship between HRM/KM practices and organizational competitiveness.Also, results indicate that there are significant differences in the perception of KM/HRM practices among various MSC status organizations, which had KM in place and those that do not.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Additional Information: ISBN 983-3282-90-3 Organized by: Faculty of Information Technology, UUM
Uncontrolled Keywords: knowledge, knowledge management, human resource, human resource management, organizational competitiveness, knowledge acquisition.
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor > HD28 Management. Industrial Management
Divisions: College of Arts and Sciences
Depositing User: Mrs. Norazmilah Yaakub
Date Deposited: 14 Jul 2014 07:03
Last Modified: 14 Jul 2014 07:03
URI: http://repo.uum.edu.my/id/eprint/11523

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