Knowledge Management in Emerging Economies: Social, Organizational and Cultural Implementation: Social, Organizational and Cultural Implementation

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Al-Shammari, Minwir
IGI Global, Sep 30, 2010 - Business & Economics - 424 pages

Knowledge is evolving in the new economy as a distinctive core competency and as a main source of wealth for many countries as well as companies. Managing knowledge as a non-depleting corporate resource can help in the creation of sustainable competitive advantage for today's competitive and globalized business world.

Knowledge Management in Emerging Economies: Social, Organizational and Cultural Implementation seeks focuses on knowledge management theoretical models and empirical research findings for developing economies. This book specifically seeks to understand the social, organizational, and cultural implementation aspects of knowledge management in the context of developing economies, and to discuss issues, challenges, and trends surrounding this implementation.

 

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Contents

South African Experiences anda Practical Methodology
1
KMBeAtIt
20
Knowledge Integration inthe Creative Process ofGlobally Distributed Teams
47
A Comparison between UK andSouth African Case Studies
66
The Construction and Application of TacitKnowldege among Malaysain Academicans
79
Supply Chain KnowledgeIntegration in EmergingEconomies
104
A Social and TechnicalInvestigation of KnowledgeUtilization from a RepositoryKnowledge Management System
122
Improving the Housing Delivery System
141
The Case of SERPRO
213
A Case Study in Serbia
227
CrossCultural KnowledgeManagement Practices toSupport Offshore Outsourcing
249
The Case of Small Manufacturersof Footwear in Peru and Brazil
261
Three Mexican Cases
273
Perceptions of FactorsInfluencing KnowledgeBasedTechnology Managementin Conflict Areas
294
Knowledge Managementto Promote OrganizationalChange in India
308
Knowledge Management andEntrepreneurship Cases in India
325

A Preliminary Overview
157
The Influence of EmotionalIntelligence on Tacit KnowledgeSharing in Service Organizations
171
A Malaysian University Case Study
186
A Case Study of Public SectorAccounting Organization in Malaysia
199
Compilation of References
347
About the Contributors
386
Index
394
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Minwir Al-Shammari is Professor of Management and Director of Business Graduate Studies at the University of Bahrain. He holds a PhD in Business Administration (Industrial Management) from University of Glasgow (UK, 1990) and MS in Industrial Management from Central Missouri State University (USA, 1986). He has been involved for about 20 years in teaching, research, training, and/or consultancy in the areas of operations management, knowledge management, supply chain management, business process re-engineering, project management, organization theory, spreadsheet modeling, management Information Systems, organizational change, management science, and research methodology. He is Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Supply Chain and Customer Relationship Management, IBIMA Publishing. He is the author of the premier reference source Customer Knowledge Management: People, Processes, and Technology (2009), and editor of Knowledge Management in Emerging Economies: Social, Organizational and Cultural Implementation (2010), IGI-Global Publishing. He has published more than 30 research papers that have appeared in international refereed journals such as International Journal of Knowledge Management, Logistics Information Management, International Journal of Information Management, European Journal of Operational Research, Expert Systems with Applications, Journal of Computer Information Systems, International Journal of Information Management, International Journal of Information Communication Technologies and Human Development, International Journal of Operations and Production Management, Production and Inventory Management Journal, Business Process Management Journal, International Journal of Commerce and Management, International Journal of Computer Applications in Technology, Cross-Cultural Management, International Journal of Management, Leadership and Organization Development Journal, and Creativity and Innovation Management. [Editor]

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