Linking business strategy and knowledge management practices

Case studies of Malaysian firms

Noradiva Hamzah, Mohd Nazari Ismail

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Abstract

The objectives of this study are to identify knowledge management practices used by organisations to exploit their intellectual capital, and to explain the relationship between business strategy and knowledge management practices. Data were obtained from case studies of 11 organisations in four industries. Within-case analysis and cross-case analysis were carried out in analysing the data. The study reveals that the development of the three categories of intellectual capital by an organisation is contingent upon the type of strategy employed by that organisation. The finding also demonstrates that the type of business strategy employed by organisation affects knowledge management practices of the organisation.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)22-39
Number of pages18
JournalInternational Journal of Knowledge Management Studies
Volume3
Issue number1-2
Publication statusPublished - 2009

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Knowledge management
Industry
Business strategy
Knowledge management practice
Strategy management
Business knowledge
Intellectual capital
Case analysis

Keywords

  • Business strategy
  • Case study
  • Intellectual capital
  • Knowledge management

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Information Systems and Management
  • Computer Science Applications
  • Management Information Systems
  • Management of Technology and Innovation

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Linking business strategy and knowledge management practices : Case studies of Malaysian firms. / Hamzah, Noradiva; Ismail, Mohd Nazari.

In: International Journal of Knowledge Management Studies, Vol. 3, No. 1-2, 2009, p. 22-39.

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