Critical success factors of knowledge management: A review

Mathew, Asish O and Rodrigues, Lewlyn L R (2019) Critical success factors of knowledge management: A review. World Review of Entrepreneurship, Management and Sustainable Development, 15 (4). pp. 409-427. ISSN 1746-0573

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The purpose of this paper is to explore, compile and analyse the current literature base of critical success factors (CSFs) of knowledge management (KM) using qualitative research approach. After preliminary survey of articles, 72 research papers were identified for detailed review. CSFs were compiled using content analysis methodology and an inductive coding technique. Two iterations of coding were carried out resulting in the identification of nine generic CSFs of KM. The two of the most highly cited CSFs were KM culture and Human Resource Management (HRM). An analysis of the literature was also carried out to bring forth any existing research gaps. The most significant findings were lack of focussed CSF studies with respect to industries and dearth in research regarding various stake holder perspectives. This comprehensive research provides a base for KM researchers to carry out further research.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: knowledge management; critical success factors; CSF; content analysis; knowledge management culture; human resource management; HRM; knowledge management technology; knowledge management strategy; knowledge management leadership; knowledge management process capability; knowledge management resources; knowledge management measurement.
Subjects: Engineering > MIT Manipal > Humanities and Management
Depositing User: MIT Library
Date Deposited: 15 Jan 2020 04:36
Last Modified: 15 Jan 2020 04:36

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