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Customized knowledge management success factors for Iranian organizations

Mamaghani, Nasrin Dastranj and Samizadeh, Reza and Saghafi, Fatemeh (2010) Customized knowledge management success factors for Iranian organizations. In: Knowledge Management International Conference 2010 (KMICe2010), 25-27 May 2010, Kuala Terengganu, Malaysia.

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Most of large companies have allocated plenty of resources to knowledge management because they believe Knowledge and its management is a foundation for creating competitive advantages in organizations. However, implementing knowledge management projects in an organization requires essential organizational changes.In this paper, success factors of knowledge management are extracted from literature review on papers represented between 1997 and 2009.Then the factors are categorized and effective factors in each group are determined.Results are finalized by a panel of experts in Iran and effective and critical success factors of knowledge management are determined for Iranian organizations.Final results show that from 12 effective success factors of knowledge management, four one’s including knowledge strategy, management support, motivational encouragements and strong technical infrastructure are critical ones. It is obvious that continuous attention of management to these factors and appropriate investment are vital for the success of knowledge management in organizations.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Additional Information: ISBN 978-983-2078-40-1 Organized by: UUM College of Art & Sciences, Universiti Utara Malaysia
Uncontrolled Keywords: Knowledge management, critical success factors, effective success factors
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: 01 Jun 2014 08:52
Last Modified: 01 Jun 2014 08:52

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