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Knowledge management, innovative intelligence and sustainable competitive advantage in small and medium entreprises


Ngah, Rohana and Salleh, Zarina and Ab Wahab, Ismail (2016) Knowledge management, innovative intelligence and sustainable competitive advantage in small and medium entreprises. In: Knowledge Management International Conference (KMICe) 2016, 29 – 30 August 2016, Chiang Mai, Thailand.

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Abstract

This study is to explore the relationship of knowledge management, innovative intelligence and sustainable competitive advantage by using partial least square.Knowledge management practices are known for its impact on organizational performance however, it is yet to be explored on sustainable competitive advantage especially on Small and Medium Enterprises (SME).This study is also attempts to explore the role of innovative intelligence in mediating the relationship. Hundred twenty questionnaires have been collected from knowledge based SMEs.Partial least square analysis is used in the analyses to determine the relationships.Knowledge management was found to have indirect relationship with sustainable competitive advantage where innovative intelligence served as a mediator of the relationship of knowledge management and sustainable competitive advantage.The findings showed that SMEs have not exploited their organizational knowledge to develop sustainable competitive advantage through innovation. Innovative intelligence is identified as an important catalyst for SMEs to sustain its competitive advantage.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Additional Information: ISBN: 978-967-0910-19-2 Organized by: College of Arts and Sciences, Universiti Utara Malaysia
Uncontrolled Keywords: Knowledge Management Practices, Innovative intelligence, Sustainable Competitive Advantage.
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HB Economic Theory
H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor > HD28 Management. Industrial Management
Divisions: School of Computing
Depositing User: Mrs. Norazmilah Yaakub
Date Deposited: 29 Nov 2016 02:46
Last Modified: 29 Nov 2016 02:46
URI: http://repo.uum.edu.my/id/eprint/20074

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