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Knowledge sharing requirements for single mother

Syed Taha, Sharifah Rabeah and Abdul Rahman, Azizah and Zainal Abidin, Wardah (2010) Knowledge sharing requirements for single mother. In: Knowledge Management International Conference, 25-27 May 2010, Kuala Terengganu, Malaysia.

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The purpose of this paper is to identify knowledge requirements by single mothers in Malaysia through the knowledge sharing concept.In addition, it also seeks to identify specific knowledge requirements based on content required and knowledge sharing tools preferred for single mother’s community.The content is divided into two categories which is knowledge and services.Based on analysis of 50 respondents collected from single mothers in Malaysia, it was shown that, knowledge that single mothers required are entrepreneurship and their rights as single mothers.Meanwhile as for the services, they require online counseling so that they can interact with the counselor and share their problems.Knowledge sharing tools preferred by single mothers to share their knowledge is through Internet forum/discussion and IM/Chat.The main constraint of this paper is lack of response from single mothers because some of them refuse to take part in the survey conducted. To overcome this constraint, it is recommended to encourage and persuade respondents to participate in the survey conducted.

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, Knowledge Sharing, Single Mother.
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: 03 Jun 2014 06:56
Last Modified: 03 Jun 2014 06:56

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