Knowledge mapping as a technique to support knowledge management in large organisations / Alwi Mohd Yunus … [et al.]

Mohd Yunus, Alwi and Abdul Kadir, Irwan Kamaruddin and Yaacob, Raja Abdullah and Azli Bunawan, AP and Iskandar, Raja Ahmad and Mustaffar, Mohd Yusof (2013) Knowledge mapping as a technique to support knowledge management in large organisations / Alwi Mohd Yunus … [et al.]. Journal of Information and Knowledge Management, 3 (2). pp. 97-119. ISSN 2231-8836 (E-ISSN 2289-5337)

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Abstract

Knowledge is recognized as the most important asset of companies and other organizations. However, the potentials of this commodity have not been fully utilized in line with the growing needs of the k-economy. Knowledge resides in an individual's mind and brain in addition to the explicit knowledge distributed all over the organizations. The need to move towards knowledge management is inevitable and not an option anymore. It is crucial for organizations to be able to tap and map the knowledge within their organizations and this call for the process of defining the knowledge flows and how it could affect the whole range of activities involved in the business and administrative transactions as the basis from which knowledge mapping can be conducted. Knowledge Mapping processes require a team specifically responsible in conducting the mapping procedures. It can be carried out through the whole spectrum of identifying the organizational objectives, addressing the establishment of the experts, documents and the relationship between the various processes. The process of knowledge mapping would then be followed by the capturing of knowledge in the organizations with the ultimate goal of developing the knowledge management program which emphasizes on the culture of knowledge sharing within the organizations. The growth and diversity of knowledge has made the process of knowledge mapping and management a dynamic one.

Item Type: Article
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Mohd Yunus, Alwialwiyunus@salam.uitm.edu.my
Abdul Kadir, Irwan Kamaruddinirwan@salam.uitm.edu.my
Yaacob, Raja Abdullahray49113@gmail.com
Azli Bunawan, APap-azli@salam.uitm.edu.my
Iskandar, Raja Ahmadrairy74@yahoo.com
Mustaffar, Mohd Yusofyusof769@puncakalam.uitm.edu.my
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor > Management. Industrial Management > Electronic data processing. Information technology. Knowledge economy. Including artificial intelligence and knowledge management
H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor > Management. Industrial Management > Knowledge management. Organizational learning
Divisions: Faculty of Information Management
Journal or Publication Title: Journal of Information and Knowledge Management
ISSN: 2231-8836 (E-ISSN 2289-5337)
Volume: 3
Number: 2
Page Range: pp. 97-119
Item ID: 13908
Uncontrolled Keywords: Knowledge Mapping, Knowledge Management, Knowledge Culture, Tacit, Explicit, Knowledge Flows, Knowledge Sharing, Competitive Intelligence, Knowledge Assets
Last Modified: 17 Aug 2016 07:41
Depositing User: Staf Pendigitalan 1
URI: http://ir.uitm.edu.my/id/eprint/13908

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