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Knowledge Management: a Gateway for Organizational Performance

Nisar Ahmad (), Muhammad Saeed Lodhi, Khalid Zaman () and Imran Naseem
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Nisar Ahmad: , COMSATS Institute of Information Technology
Muhammad Saeed Lodhi: , COMSATS Institute of Information Technology
Khalid Zaman: University of Sargodha, Canal Campus
Imran Naseem: , COMSATS Institute of Information Technology

Journal of the Knowledge Economy, 2017, vol. 8, issue 3, 859-876

Abstract: Abstract Knowledge management (KM) is about enhancing the use of organizational knowledge through sound practices of information management and organizational learning. The study emphasizes on information technology, organizational learning, and knowledge management in higher education institutes of Pakistan. The impact of knowledge management components and practices are empirically tested through econometric techniques. The study uses a sample of 26 universities of Khyber Pakhtoonkhawa (KPK) province of Pakistan, both in the public and private sectors. The results indicate that knowledge management practices measured through information technology, organization, and knowledge significantly affect organizational performance of the universities.

Keywords: Knowledge management; Organizational knowledge; Information technology; Universities; Pakistan (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Date: 2017
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