Archive | Knowledge Management

Knowledge Management (KM) comprises a range of strategies and practices used in an organization to identify, create, represent, distribute, and enable adoption of insights and experiences. Such insights and experiences comprise knowledge, either embodied in individuals or embedded in organizational processes or practice.

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Knowledge Management for Excellence: A Review of the Field and The Case of Emirates Identity Authority

Organizations worldwide are showing increasing interest in knowledge management practices to address the contemporary challenges of today’s digital age. Knowledge is becoming a critical core asset to sustain competitive advantage and as a vehicle for continuous improvement and innovation. However, most of the developments in the knowledge management field are largely driven by either international […]

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Posted in Knowledge Management, Volume IV, Issue no. 3

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Electricity Consumption and Economic Growth in Emerging Economies

Emerging economies have grown much faster than the advanced countries during the past decades. This study investigates the relationship between economic growth and electricity consumption in the emerging economies during the period 1970-2011 by using Pedroni, Kao and Johansen co-integration tests and Granger causality tests. We found that electricity consumption had a positive impact on […]

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Posted in Economics, Knowledge Management, Volume IV, Issue no. 2

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Measuring Objective Well-Being and Sustainable Development Management

Achieving sustainable development is undoubtedly a goal of every society and community. What is implied here is that it is a concept that needs to be managed, i.e. a goal that one strives to achieve in a continuous and dynamic sense, including continuous and consistent measurement. This paper sheds light on analysis of objective well-being […]

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Posted in Knowledge Management, Volume IV, Issue no. 2

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Determinants of Knowledge Sharing Using Web Technologies among Students in Higher Education

Knowledge sharing is becoming more and more important as such educational institutions are trying to harness this opportunity to students’ learning environment in order to create value. Therefore, the motivation behind this research is to conduct an empirical study to explore the factors that influence the success of knowledge-sharing using web technologies among students in […]

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Posted in Information Technology, Knowledge Management, Volume IV, Issue no. 2

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Utilizing the Quantile Regression to Explore the Determinants on the Application of E-Learning

In this research, the quantile regression is applied to investigate the affecting factors associated with the application of e-learning. The findings provide a comprehensive picture about the relationships between the application of e-learning and its determinants. It sheds light on these complicated relationships that, at the different quantiles of the conditional distribution of e-learning adopting […]

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Posted in Information Technology, Knowledge Management, Volume IV, Issue no. 2

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The Role of FDI Inflow on the Post – Communist Albania’s Economic Growth

In this study we assess the role of FDI inflow on the post-communist Albania’s economic growth. The country has experienced a satisfactory growth rate during the transition period to market economy that followed the collapse of communism in the early 1990s. The opening of the country to the foreign world has been accompanied by a […]

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Posted in Economics, Knowledge Management, Volume IV, Issue no. 2

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Considerations Regarding Foreign Investments in Romania in the Year 2014

The financial crisis strongly marked states around the world due to the increasing indebtedness of the states and of the banks, which went through, with few exceptions, a prolonged recession. The year 2014 seems to mark a new economic cycle, and the turnaround is seen in Romania, a state which has made progress in reinforcing […]

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Posted in Knowledge Management, Volume IV, Issue no. 2

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Adaptive Management on Danube Delta’s Biodiversity

Biodiversity is a heritage of life that could hold the information needed for the wellbeing of human kind. The challenge of biodiversity preservation was addressed by various management solutions, the newest being the adaptive management. The paper aims to give insights for the application of adaptive management and to reveal its potential for increasing the […]

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Posted in Economics, Knowledge Management, Volume IV, Issue no. 2

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The Impact of Social Networks on Innovation: The Case of European Regions

This research analyses the relationship between the use of social networks and the generation of innovations in European regions through a production function of innovations using human capital, technological capital and virtual relational capital with the new theoretical approach. For this, it is estimated an econometric model of panel data for the period 2007-2011 and […]

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Designing and Implementation Iraqi E-Government Front Office Online System

Electronic Government (e-Government) is a simple-identified phenomenon in globally. E-Government (front office) is the application of information technology through average person field companies to obtain to its people in the current and effective technique (Al-Taie, M. Z. and S. Kadry). In 2003, Iraq began the establishment of electronic government with the help of the Italian […]

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The Influence of the Business Environment on Small and Medium Enterprises

The Small and Medium Enterprise sector in Romania has been significantly affected by the global recession in the years 2008-2009; currently it is making efforts to revive it, thanks to important role it occupies in the economy of any country. SMEs raise wide debates, especially on fiscal measures. In Romania, SMEs represent 99.7% of all […]

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Posted in Economics, Knowledge Management, Volume IV, Issue no. 2

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Impact of Accounting-Tax Relationship on Managerial Decision

Achieving the continuous business performance is also closely related to the quality and timeliness of business decisions made based on the information provided by accounting in close relation to tax. In this context, in Romania there is an increasing trend to generalize the professional management and, therefore, we think it is of great interest to […]

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Posted in Economics, Knowledge Management, Volume IV, Issue no. 2

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The Digital in Store and the Re-Enchantment of the Customer Experience: What Impact on the Immersion in the Experience of Consumption?

Henceforth, the retailers estimate that the digital transformation of their enterprises manipulates two levers of performance notably: the customer’s relations and the turnover. They use some digital technologies to personalize the consumer’s experiences and to offer to the customers the possibility to make the self-service and to dive in an exceptional experience. The demonstration of […]

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Posted in Economics, Information Technology, Knowledge Management, Volume IV, Issue no. 1

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Detecting Creative Accounting Practices and Their Impact on The Quality of Information Presented in Financial Statements

This paper aims at presenting some methods of motivating, identifying and decreasing manipulation mechanisms in financial accounting data. Based on a research undertaken with Romanian companies, there has been produced a range of defining elements concerning the approach on creativity in accounting. Initially, we focused on the way business individuals perceive manipulation in accounting, the […]

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Posted in Knowledge Management, Volume III, Issue no. 6

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Stock Market Reaction to Patent Value in Japan: an Event Study Analysis

The patent is regarded as an indicator of a firm’s innovativeness and many studies have tried to use it as a proxy for the same. However, little research focuses on the impact of the substantial value of patents on stock prices. This study employs event study analysis to explore the stock market reaction to the […]

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Posted in Knowledge Management, Volume III, Issue no. 6

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Uml Language Use in Identifying Tangible and Intangible Assets in a Cluster

Clusters contain a group of related industries and other entities important in terms of competition and are geographic concentrations of interconnected companies and institutions belonging to a particular area. These include suppliers of specialized inputs such as components, machinery and services, and providers of specialized infrastructure. Clusters often extend downstream towards various distribution channels and […]

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Posted in Information Technology, Knowledge Management, Volume III, Issue no. 6

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An Empirical Research Regarding Information Technology in Hospitality Industry: A Case Study from Mures County

Tourism has a basic role within economy but also within a country and within the human social assembly. In the course of time, tourism services have become the key component of tourism activity, therefore a detailed attention has been provided to the units supplying tourism services, but especially to hotels and factors that can influence […]

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Knowledge Management Issues in Malaysian Organizations: the Perceptions of Leaders

Knowledge management is a relatively young topic to other older strategic tools, and it has been attracting the attention of researchers and academics over the past decade or so. In this regard globalization is already in many countries including Malaysia like many other developing countries, Malaysia is also striving to fulfil its vision of becoming […]

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Posted in Knowledge Management, Volume III, Issue no. 5

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Strategic Planning in Universities from Pará, Brazil. Contributions to the Achievement of Institutional Objectives

This article aims to show to what extent strategic planning performed by Brazilian universities from the State of Pará has contributed, whether positively or negatively, to achieve institutional objectives. The research can be classified as explanatory with features of a qualitative multi-case study because it seeks to explain casual relationship between strategic planning and institutional […]

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Posted in Economics, Knowledge Management, Volume III, Issue no. 4

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Organizational Knowledge Management Movement Strategies

Organizational behaviour is often dependent on the strategic movement of internal knowledge for success. Organizational knowledge management methodologies require the involvement of stakeholders. In large organizations, involved stakeholders shall be selected by the entire membership. Key involvement roles and considerations should be offered to/involve the ‘least likely to participate’. Suck stakeholders often possess the most […]

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Posted in Knowledge Management, Volume III, Issue no. 3

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Mediating Role of Knowledge Management in Effect of Management Accounting Practices on Firm Performance

While adopting knowledge management can improve firm performance, it is determined by implementing level of management accounting practices. Furthermore, it plays mediating role in the relationship between implementing management accounting practices and firm performance. This paper employs path analysis to investigate causal relationships among the variables. Then it uses procedures suggested by Sobel (1982) to […]

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The Technical Underpinnings and Extended What-If Analyses of the Decision Support Systems Programmed for the IOM 80/20 Nursing Initiative

One of the goals of the Institute of Medicine’s (IOM) initiative: Analysing the Cost of Alternative Strategies Related to Nursing Education is to re-organize the nursing workforce in the United States so that after a relatively brief time, ten years or so, eighty per cent of the nursing workforce will consist of nurses with a […]

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Posted in Economics, Knowledge Management, Volume III, Issue no. 3

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Understanding of Knowledge from Economist’s Perspective

Author’s approach to knowledge is based on the system of upgrading between knowledge as information, cognitive process, capital and a value. Knowledge cannot exist without it’s subject to whom the capacity of cognition is ascribed. Cognitive capacity is bounded due to imperfect information and the limits of the human mind and is becoming with individual’s […]

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Distributors’ Knowledge Sharing Competency (DKSC): Scale Generation and Development Process

Purpose – The present paper aims to generate and validate a measurement scale of the distributor knowledge sharing competency (DKSC). Design/methodology/approach: A pool of 50 items were generated on the basis of in-depth interviews with managers and was analysed using the “Sphinx” software. Exploratory Factor Analysis is performed in order to purify the scale measurement […]

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University Knowledge Transfer in Romania: Getting Ready for the U-Multi-rank

The aim of this study is to trace Romanian universities’ performances in knowledge transfer on the set of indicators advanced by the U-Multi – rank, the new performance – based ranking of European universities, whose first results are expected in 2013. The conclusion is that further developments in knowledge transfer in Romania will be highly […]

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Posted in Knowledge Management, Volume III, Issue no. 2

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Knowledge Transfer in Service-Business Acquisitions

In the post-acquisition integration process, organizations need to transfer different types of knowledge from one organization to another in order to align their operational routines, practices and culture. Our aim is to identify the critical factors that relate to knowledge transfer in terms of the different knowledge types. We conducted a qualitative case study from […]

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Active Strategies, Randomness and Ability in Investment Fund’s Performance Evaluation: a Behavioral Approach

This paper follows one main purpose: approaching classical models from a behavioral point of view. And two secondary objectives: First, providing behaviorally based tools to study efficiency in investment funds markets. Second, proposing a new methodological approach in order to disentangle randomness from ability in investment fund’s performance. We reach two main theoretical proposals: To […]

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Posted in Economics, Knowledge Management, Volume III, Issue no. 2

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Online Purchasing Intentions of Croatian Customers

With the increasing importance of online shopping, it is crucial to better understand factors that influence customers’ purchasing behaviour in an electronic commerce environment. In order to explore which factorsdetermine the propensity of customers towards online purchase a binary probit regression was used. The data was collected through survey questionnaire using the purposive sample of […]

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Posted in Economics, Knowledge Management, Volume II, Issue no. 6

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Implementation of a New Preventive Financial Management Paradigm for Ukrainian Enterprises

Based on the results of statistical analysis we highlight the crisis financial condition and factors of negative trends in the activities of Ukrainian enterprises. The necessity, timeliness, and the problems of implementation of the new for Ukrainian enterprises paradigm of preventive financial management is substantiated. The author’s view of the corporate finance, consequences of the […]

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Optimal Work Effort and Monitoring Cost

Using a simple job market equilibrium model we study the relationship between work effort and monitoring by firms. Some other determinants of work effort investigated include the educational level of the worker, the minimum or start-up salary as well as the economic conjuncture. As common logic dictates, optimal work effort increases with the amount of […]

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Knowledge Based Strategies for Knowledge Based Organizations

In the present, we can observe that a new economy is arising. It is an economy based on knowledge and ideas, in which the key factor for prosperity and for creation of the new jobs is the knowledge capitalization. Knowledge capitalization, intellectual capital, obtaining prosperity in the market economy imposes a new terminology, new managerial […]

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The Tourism Market of Australia – A Model of Managerial Performance in Running an Exotic Tourist Destination

The purpose of this paper is to illustrate the performance management that government decision-making bodies involve in organizing tourism in Australia. The proposed quantitative indicators evaluate the managerial performance in running this system: macroeconomic indicators of domestic and international tourist flows and their impact on the Australian economy. The conclusion is that the national tourism […]

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Education Funding Methods in European States

At European level, the allocation of a small amount of financial resources to education as a percentage of GDP associated with major economic difficulties affected the whole structure of the education expenditure: by type of expenditure, level of education and residence type. State intervention in educational activity requires to be aware of the amount of […]

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Correlation Between Government and Economic Growth – Specific Features for 10 Nms

The impact of fiscal policy on economic growth is a complex and contradictory topic in finance debates. Government influences real economy through the impact of public revenues and expenditures on the quantity and quality of production factors, labor and capital. High taxation for supporting big public sector can impede growth. On the other hand, some […]

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Knowledge Based Economy Assessment

The importance of knowledge-based economy (KBE) in the XXI century is evident. In the article the reflection of knowledge on economy is analyzed. The main point is targeted to the analysis of characteristics of knowledge expression in economy and to the construction of structure of KBE expression. This allows understanding the mechanism of functioning of […]

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Posted in Knowledge Management, Volume II, Issue no. 5