The role of knowledge management infrastructure capabilities in strategic entrepreneurship :An analytical study to engineers' opinions of state enterprise of cotton industries company/ Babylon
AL-Qadisiyah Journal For Administrative and Economic sciences,
2013, Volume 14, Issue 4, Pages 50-71
AbstractInterested in the current study to identify the nature of the role played by knowledge management infrastructure capabilities to increase the level of strategic entrepreneurship of the organizations. In order to achieve this objective, study reviewed a number of models related to knowledge management infrastructure capabilities and strategic entrepreneurship. This study settled on the adoption of Gold's et al. (2001), Lee and Lee (2007) models for measuring knowledge management infrastructure capabilities (Structure, cultural, information technology, and human resource), and Sirén's et al. (2012) model for measuring strategic entrepreneurship (exploration strategy and exploitation strategy). The state company for cotton industries in Babylon has been chosen for the purpose of testing these models. The researcher prepared a questionnaire distributed to a sample of the company's engineers with response rate of 88%. After conducting statistical analysis, the main conclusion that knowledge management infrastructure capabilities impact in increase the level of strategic entrepreneurship. Finally, this study has confirmed a number of recommendations on the importance of caring for the human resources and seek to acquire information technology tools required to compete with global organizations.
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