IDEAS home Printed from https://ideas.repec.org/
MyIDEAS: Login to save this book chapter or follow this series

Making Knowledge Strategies Based on Organizational Life Cycle: A Case Study in Automobile Industry

  • Mohammad Reza Ostad Ali Naghi Kashani

    (Islamic Azad University (IAU), Tehran Central Branch (TCB), Iran)

Today knowledge is considered the most strategically important resource for business organizations. a clear link between business strategy and KM strategies is critical (Storey & Barnet, 2000; Zack, 1999, 2002), but researches show this link is often weak (Leinder, 1998; Ruggles, 1998; Storey & Barnet, 2000; Zack, 1999). Also KM strategies are made based on different approaches such as the type of knowledge (explicit and implicit), type of business strategy, organization process, or a combination of these. But no one considered organization life cycle (OLC) for choosing KM strategies. In this paper I provide a framework for setting up KM strategies regarding to knowledge type (Nonaka and Takeuchi’s model), life-cycle (Adizes model) and business strategy. This survey has done in Pooya Khodro Shargh (PKS) which produce types of wiring harness and electrical parts for automotive industry in Iran. First I made a gap analysis from 2 sides: SECI and OLC models. PKS is in Go-Go stage and they focus on sales products. Next I presented survey results for KM executive team. We defined KM vision. Then for linking to business strategy we used a knowledge–based SWOT. KM strategies were made in consideration to above steps. 8 main strategies were chose. Finally KM strategies were ranked by AHP approach. Developing R&D centre is the most important KM strategy for PKS.

If you experience problems downloading a file, check if you have the proper application to view it first. In case of further problems read the IDEAS help page. Note that these files are not on the IDEAS site. Please be patient as the files may be large.

File URL: http://www.issbs.si/press/ISBN/978-961-6813-10-5/papers/ML12_105.pdf
File Function: full text
Download Restriction: no

File URL: http://www.issbs.si/press/ISBN/978-961-6813-10-5/MakeLearn2012.pdf
File Function: Conference Programme
Download Restriction: no

as
in new window

This chapter was published in: Mohammad Reza Ostad Ali Naghi Kashani , , pages 489-498, 2012.
This item is provided by International School for Social and Business Studies, Celje, Slovenia in its series Knowledge and Learning: Global Empowerment; Proceedings of the Management, Knowledge and Learning International Conference 2012 with number 489-498.
Handle: RePEc:isv:mklp12:489-498
Contact details of provider: Web page: http://www.issbs.si

No references listed on IDEAS
You can help add them by filling out this form.

This item is not listed on Wikipedia, on a reading list or among the top items on IDEAS.

When requesting a correction, please mention this item's handle: RePEc:isv:mklp12:489-498. See general information about how to correct material in RePEc.

For technical questions regarding this item, or to correct its authors, title, abstract, bibliographic or download information, contact: (Goran Dakovic)

If you have authored this item and are not yet registered with RePEc, we encourage you to do it here. This allows to link your profile to this item. It also allows you to accept potential citations to this item that we are uncertain about.

If references are entirely missing, you can add them using this form.

If the full references list an item that is present in RePEc, but the system did not link to it, you can help with this form.

If you know of missing items citing this one, you can help us creating those links by adding the relevant references in the same way as above, for each refering item. If you are a registered author of this item, you may also want to check the "citations" tab in your profile, as there may be some citations waiting for confirmation.

Please note that corrections may take a couple of weeks to filter through the various RePEc services.

This information is provided to you by IDEAS at the Research Division of the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis using RePEc data.