Eighty-five percent of all firms operating in nigeria are small-and medium-sized business enterprises (smes) and this exploratory multiple-case study was to determine strategies sme leaders use to sustain organization learning (ol), knowledge management (km), and developing strategic innovation to improve. The need to enhance the competitiveness and innovation capacity of small and medium enterprises is one of the key objectives of emerging eu economies knowledge management and the incresase of sme competitiveness: a case study текст научной статьи по специальности «экономика и экономические науки. This study attempts to develop a better understanding of the challenges of knowledge integration (ki) within the innovation process in small and medium enterprises (smes) using several case studies, this study investigates how knowledge integration may be managed within the context of innovation in smes. Case study knowledge management in small firms john sparrow knowledge management centre, university of central england, uk this paper discusses features of small firms that combine to constitute a different that small and medium-sized businesses will need sized enterprises (smes) in developing their. Knowledge management: case studies for small and medium enterprises if the sme does nothing else, then to the degree that it can develop a culture of collaborative team-working, it will see substantial benefits, especially in new knowledge creation and innovation collaborative teams are informed teams that do more:. Keywords: small and medium enterprises, system dynamics, supply chain, knowledge especially in regard to small and medium enterprises (smes) case study the problem under study was the assessment of the effect of km on agri-food smes this evaluation was conducted through a simulation model of the. Abstract: this paper deals with knowledge management (km) in small and medium enterprises (smes) through a literature review, three research questions have been identified inclusion/exclusion criteria data extraction critical appraisal synthesis of the primary studies consider the effects of.
Wilson, g d (2006) strategies for designing and implementing knowledge management systems: an interpretive case study of two western community most construction firms are small-to-medium-sized enterprises that differ the theoretical problem guiding this study was to expand knowledge management theory to. The purpose of our paper is to review extant research to identify what we know about the benefits of knowledge management for small and medium-sized enterprises the following research questions were formulated according to this aim: 1) what kind of studies have been conducted that focus on benefits of km within. However, very little attention has considered their application in small to medium- sized enterprises (smes) this study, therefore, presents a case study of an sme's use of information systems in its management of knowledge the findings show that such systems can aid the management of knowledge within smes, but that. Yet, there is a lack of knowledge management performance measurement ( kmpm) systems and this is apparent in the case of small and medium enterprises (smes), as most of the studies have focused on large organizations furthermore, km is characterized by an environment subject to uncertainties and.
In thailand, part of the asean economic community (aec), smes (small and medium enterprises) are significantly important to economic growth, employment rate, gdp and therefore their success has a critical impact on society in this period of transition, thai smes need the right supporting tools for. Knowledge management system for creative small medium enterprise in indonesia - case study: batik amalia suzianti, sofrida rosita hanum#, nabilla nur anisah, septy aprilliandary industrial engineering of universitas indonesia, indonesia, [email protected], #[email protected] referring to the master. The researchers, therefore, undertook this study focusing on influences of knowledge management, organizational factors and client responsibility that affect the contribution of small and medium sized enterprises (smes) to the thai economy in terms of business numbers, employment, income and economic growth. Studies on knowledge management have generated an awareness that it is fundamentally important for small- and medium-sized enterprises (smes) to be able to exploit sources of knowledge outside the.
Knowledge management initiatives and strategies in small and medium enterprises: 9781522516422: business & management books system and its connection with the processes of enterprises and companies best practices: models, methods, and tools and practical research: research results and case studies. Knowledge management: case studies for small and medium enterprises this casebook is an accompaniment to the facilitators' guide it describes real-time experiences of smes that have successfully implemented km to provide guidance and inspiration to sme owners and managers and stimulate. Knowledge management (km) and knowledge management systems (kms) are not new with the rise the underlying activities in small and medium-sized enterprises (sme) have only recently gathered attention case studies conducted in or with the focus on sme these articles investigated km tool application in. Small and medium enterprises (smes) still compete on efficiency/flexibility in manufacturing existing relatively knowledge management (km) configurations ± in terms of technological and organizational tools ± leading to multiple-case study on 47 italian smes, patterns in the adoption and use of new ict tools are.
Knowledge management in small and medium-sized companies: knowledge management for entrepreneurs rp uit beijerse journal of knowledge management kempston: 2000 vol 4, iss 2 pg 162 subjects: small business, knowledge management, case studies classification codes 9520 small business, 9110. Any knowledge management system or have a very limited financial resource for the process of education also, there is knowledge, or knowledge base in small and medium sized enterprises, and no systematic approach to entrepreneurship, especially in the field of education and lifelong training, in case of croatia.
Propose an approach of literature review in order to understand knowledge benefits for smes a poorly understood area of study to date the few keywords: knowledge management, km benefits, km outcomes, small and medium-sized enterprises 1 introduction in some cases managers of smaller firms also try to. Mohannak, kavoos (2014) knowledge management challenges in small-and medium-sized enterprises in ifsam 12th world the research took an exploratory case study approach and developed a theoretical framework to investigate the knowledge situation of knowledge-intensive firms equipped with. Ing industry in bandung, west java, indonesia, that can be used to im- prove the knowledge sharing proc- ess in the industry thus to increase the level of competitiveness among business entities in indonesia knowledge sharing in small and medium enterprises a case study of creative clothing.
Abstract: the focus of this paper is on the knowledge sharing activities of two small and medium sized enterprises (smes) both companies are based in the uk with one company from the pharmaceutical industry and the other from engineering a case study approach was adopted to compare and contrast three aspects. Volume 4, 2008 169 an empirical study of knowledge management processes in small and medium enterprises salina daud universiti tenaga nasional college of business management and accounting management studies conducted in small organizations have been focusing on case studies where the. Knowledge management: case studies for small and medium enterprises (pdf 17mb) - the asian productivity organization (apo) was established on 11 may 1961 as a regional intergovernmental organization its mission is to contribute to the socioeconomic development of asia and the pacific through enhancing. Developing small and medium enterprises using knowledge management frameworks: a case study in lithuania author(s): daiva radzevičienė ( buckhurst hill, uk) acknowledgements: this paper is based on research undertaken for the dissertation element of the msc information management: business pathway.