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A study on knowledge management implementation in property management companies in Malaysia

Muhammad Najib Razali (Faculty of Geoinformation Science and Engineering, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, Skudai, Malaysia)
David Martin Juanil (Faculty of Technology Management, Universiti Tun Hussein Onn Malaysia, Parit Raja, Malaysia)

Facilities

ISSN: 0263-2772

Article publication date: 5 July 2011

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Abstract

Purpose

This paper seeks to identify the manner in which the knowledge management (KM) concept can be implemented in property management companies in Malaysia.

Design/methodology/approach

The KM strategies for property management companies were designed and then tested among the property management companies in Malaysia. Sixteen companies were involved in this research to provide empirical results of the KM concept implementation in property management organisations.

Findings

The research findings suggest that the KM concept is becoming increasingly important and that the property management companies are practising some of the relevant activities. The findings also integrate the concept of KM and property management activities.

Research limitations/implications

The research is based only on 16 companies registered under the Board of Valuers, Appraisers and Estate Agents, Malaysia, which governs property management activities in Malaysia.

Originality/value

This paper proposes to property management players to put into practice the KM concept within their organisations.

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Citation

Najib Razali, M. and Juanil, D.M. (2011), "A study on knowledge management implementation in property management companies in Malaysia", Facilities, Vol. 29 No. 9/10, pp. 368-390. https://doi.org/10.1108/02632771111146305

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Emerald Group Publishing Limited

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