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Examining the impact of knowledge management practices on knowledge‐based results

Majid Ramezan (Faculty of Management, University of Tehran, Tehran, Iran)

Journal of Knowledge-based Innovation in China

ISSN: 1756-1418

Article publication date: 5 July 2011

Abstract

Purpose

This research proposes to study the connection between knowledge management practices and knowledge‐based results.

Design/methodology/approach

Theoretical relations are tested through an empirical study carried out on Iranian firms in the car manufacturing industries.

Findings

This paper shows how the firms that adopt knowledge management practices obtain better results than their competitors.

Research limitations/implications

The main limitation of this research is the lack of literature about knowledge productivity.

Originality/value

As limited studies have been carried out on knowledge productivity, the findings of this study will be useful in assessing the learning ability to create knowledge‐based results or innovation in organization.

Keywords

Citation

Ramezan, M. (2011), "Examining the impact of knowledge management practices on knowledge‐based results", Journal of Knowledge-based Innovation in China, Vol. 3 No. 2, pp. 106-118. https://doi.org/10.1108/17561411111138955

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Emerald Group Publishing Limited

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