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Cultural Barriers Between Organization and Knowledge Management

Gratiela Dana Boca (), Lindita Mukaj () and Marsida Viskurti ()
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Gratiela Dana Boca: Technical University Cluj Napoca, North Center Baia Mare, Romania
Lindita Mukaj: DAR, Durres, Albania
Marsida Viskurti: Aleksander Moisiu University, Durres, Albania

North Economic Review, 2017, vol. 1, issue 1, 273-284

Abstract: The article is about the Albanian’s organization culture influences and knowledge management barriers in the small and medium sized enterprises. Taking in consideration the internal and external environment of the SME’s the organization culture becomes a mediator between personal knowledge and organization knowledge. The article identifies the cultural barriers for the knowledge management as: differences between the manager’s actions, the apathy in the dissemination of knowledge, the over appreciation of the technology, the attitude upon the global market. The paper attempts to create a comprehensive model to discover relationship between the components of organizational culture and knowledge management in correlation with the cultural dynamic of a global market in a continuing movement. The foundation of the 21st organization needs a new type a new manufacture for future –MANU-FUTURE, a new organization when money and capital and technology are no longer the key elements, but the culture for activities in knowledge management can be critical and determination.

Keywords: knowledge management; innovation; cultural barriers; organization culture (search for similar items in EconPapers)
JEL-codes: L21 M15 L26 O33 (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Date: 2017
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