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Knowledge management and innovation in Peninsular Malaysia

Tasmin, Rosmaini and Woods, Peter (2008) Knowledge management and innovation in Peninsular Malaysia. In: Transfering, managing and maintaining knowledge for nation capacity development : Proceedings on Knowledge Management International Conference 2008 (KMICE 2008). Universiti Utara Malaysia, Sintok, pp. 158-164. ISBN 9789833827732

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Abstract

Knowledge Management is frequently cited as one enabler of firm innovation especially among Western corporations. There is scant reported research that supports for such empirical links especially in the Malaysian context. There is a need for local research to address the KM practices, concepts, instruments, and effects. Using data from 149 Malaysian large manufacturing firms, a KM practices survey which comprises of five key domains are investigated. Measurement model analysis is engaged to confirm significant relationships between variables and their respective KM factors. Subsequently, structural model analysis is applied to test theory of structural relation between KM and innovation.

Item Type: Book Section
Uncontrolled Keywords: knowledge management, innovation, manufacturing
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor > HD28 Management. Industrial Management
Divisions: Faculty of Technology Management and Business > Department of Technology Management
Depositing User: Norfauzan Md Sarwin
Date Deposited: 18 May 2010 04:39
Last Modified: 29 Apr 2011 06:39
URI: http://eprints.uthm.edu.my/id/eprint/205
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