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Key Success Factors For Knowledge Management

Kavindra M ...see all

Internationales Hochschulinstitut Lindau, vol. MBA: Inter (2004) pp. 1-102 Published by Kempten University of Applied Sciences

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The purpose of this thesis is to gain a better understanding of how
some factors are critical for the successful application of Knowledge
Management (KM). KM covers a wide range of functionalities and
support different sets of activities. Therefore, to achieve the research
objective, this work limits the field of investigation to that KM,
devoted to the formalization and the sharing of best practices and
experiences within the organization. The study assumes that to evaluate
the success of a KM, are the Key Success Factors (KSFs) on the quality
and quantity of the contributions to the system f rom the employees.
Then a Learning and Adaptation Support System that has been applied
elsewhere are described in examples provided. Based on the existing
literature regarding IT adoption, acceptance and Key Success Factors
(KSFs), a research hypothesis has been developed and tested through a
qualitative and a quantitative study in one of the international mid-
sized automotive profile systems companies. The outcome of this
empirical research provides indications
the leverages
for the
effective development and management of KM through Key Success
Factors (KSFs). The evaluation confirms the critical success factors, as
dependent on both internal and external knowledge sharing and

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