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The Contribution of Social Capital And Knowledge Management Towards Sme (Small And Medium Enterprises) Fishery In Ambon City


  • Jolyne Myrell Parera

    (Economics Faculty of Indonesian Christian University, Moluccas, Indonesia)


Globalization era is marked by the vast developmentof knowledge, technology and information, which is competitively incline. Consideringthe fact that the global competitiveness continously growstighter, theparadigm needs to change from resources-based competitiveness to knowledge-based competitiveness. Thestudy on knowledge management towards fisherySMEs (Small and Medium Entreprises)tends to applytacit knowledge directly among the persons rather than the explicit knowledge. The knowledge management is believed tobe inventeddue to the role of the social capital in the form of trust, norm, and network that proceedscontinuously among both the internal SMEsandexternal institutions.This researchwas conducted in Ambon as one of the ‘minapolitan area’ in Indonesia, andemployeddescriptiveresearchmethod and phenomenology approach based on the assumption of reality reconstruction. As the result, this research foundthat the knowledge management isevidentlycreated as a form of the social capital role bothinside and outside the fishery SMEs areas Key Words: Social Capital, Tacit knowledge, Explicit Knowledge, Knowledge Management,

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  • Jolyne Myrell Parera, 2019. "The Contribution of Social Capital And Knowledge Management Towards Sme (Small And Medium Enterprises) Fishery In Ambon City," International Journal of Research in Business and Social Science (2147-4478), Center for the Strategic Studies in Business and Finance, vol. 8(1), pages 30-35, January.
  • Handle: RePEc:rbs:ijbrss:v:8:y:2019:i:1:p:30-35

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