The thesis gives a review of previous findings regarding knowledge management in smes and critical success factors for managing knowledge systematically in smes in addition, this thesis presents smes' advantages and challenges for implementing knowledge management program the findings of this study reveals. This thesis employs a radical socio-cultural constructivist epistemology, adopting complexity theory as a lens to provide the first step towards an integration of the field of knowledge management using a disjunctive logic and a holistic approach, this thesis makes several significant contributions: • this research presents a. Hence, this study is an exploratory investigation into the strategic knowledge management (skm) project based on an integrated approach the thesis provides a theoretical theory through linking research and literature on strategic management (sm), knowledge management (km), and balance scorecard (bsc ) this is. Knowledge management strategies and practices in nigerian agricultural research institutes kabiru dahiru abbas, ehat ( soh) ba, mlis (buk) thesis submitted in fulfilment of the requirements for the award of degree of doctor of philosophy (information studies) in the school of social. Downes, tv 2014, 'an evaluation of knowledge management practices in nonprofit community services organisations in australia' procedures and policy relating to my higher degree research award and to my thesis i research is to evaluate the extent and effectiveness of km and indentify factors that.
If you are going to create a doctoral dissertation related to knowledge management, read our article herein it gives a few guidelines for you to follow. This dissertation is the result of my work as a research associate at the institute of technology management at the university of st gallen from 2008 to 2011 various research and industry projects enabled me to learn, to screen potential research topics and ultimately to define the emphasis of my work doing research at. This dissertation is brought to you for free and open access by the walden dissertations and doctoral studies collection at scholarworks to include in my gratitude the researchers permitting me to complete my research project interprofessional decision making & knowledge management in healthcare 45.
The thesis will be described 11 research purpose the purpose of this thesis is to find out how to develop a comprehensive and co- herent knowledge management system in an information technology-based profes- sional services company 12 thesis focus and restrictions the main focus of the thesis is the km system. Abstract: knowledge management (km) has already reached the level of a scientific discipline and attracts increasing interest in research and practice as a consequence, the number of km publications is growing exponentially the wide spectrum of publications comprises a variety of topics ranging from terminological ,. And after just 15 years, i gained two things: a master's degree in information science and an interest in knowledge management the opportunity to work on a phd thesis presented itself in retrospect, i would admit that the motivation that initially pushed me to pursue the phd project was based on something that alain.
Knowledge exchange between academia and industry towards bridging the gap between industry and academic institutions you can also explore: a) knowledge management practices in informal sector b) knowledge capture and retrieval in traditional indian systems (such as ayurveda etc) c) knowledge recovery. The study has been carried out by the author, gagandeep singh, as a dissertation for the msc project management at university of northumbria at newcastle, uk as well as for the msc international project management at chalmers university of technology, sweden the research was conducted and written under the. A dissertation entitled antecedents and impacts of knowledge management practices supported by information technology: an empirical study in manufacturing context by shahnawaz muhammed submitted as partial fulfillment of the requirements for the doctor of philosophy degree in manufacturing management.
Research contribution 7 14 the organisation of the dissertation 7 chapter 2 literature review 10 21 objectives and structure of the chapter 10 22 resource-based view of the firm 10 23 knowledge –from a strategic perspective 12 24 knowledge management and organisational learning 14 241 general.
This thesis will report research carried out in a multinational corporation which has several competing business units to investigate (1) the extent of knowledge sharing within individual units and how this affects that unit's competitive advantage within the organisation, (2) the extent to which such a corporate structure either. Have a significant positive impact on organisational effectiveness, thus ultimately leading to competitive advantage the rationale behind this dissertation is to further investigate, by means of a qualitative research process, that the link between knowledge management and organisational effectiveness can. A model for a successful implementation of knowledge management in engineering organizations obaide, a 2004, a model for a successful implementation of knowledge management in engineering organizations , phd thesis, university of salford, uk.