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|International Journal of Public Administration in the Digital Age (IJPADA)
Christopher G. Reddick.
The International Journal of Public Administration in the Digital Age (IJPADA) is an international journal that examines the impact of public administration and information technology (IT) in developed and developing countries. Original research papers published in IJPADA focus on the impact of new and...
Building a Competitive Public Sector with Knowledge Management Strategy
Yousif Al-Bastaki, Amani Shajera.
Organizational strategies in the public sector are constantly changing and growing. In order for organizations to remain successful and competitive, they must ensure that the stream of knowledge is managed effectively.
Building a Competitive Public Sector with Knowledge Management Strategy explores...
Knowledge Manageability: A New Paradigm
Albert J. Simard, Philippe Jourdeuil.
Although the knowledge society is evolving rapidly, uptake of knowledge management principles and practice in the public sector have lagged well behind that in the private sector. To help overcome this difficulty, the knowledge management mantra that industrial-era cultures must change in order for KM...
Knowledge Management Initiatives in Indian Public Sector
Today, knowledge management has come to be accepted and recognized as a source of competitive advantage in the private sector. Although Knowledge Management (KM) has been gaining attention all over the world, KM as a discipline is still in its infancy, and adoption of KM is still at its nascent stage...
Organisational Readiness for Knowledge Management: Bahrain Public Sector Case Study
Amani Shajera, Yousif Al-Bastaki.
This study explores the factors that affect organisational readiness for Knowledge Management (KM). This chapter assesses the organisational readiness for KM at public sector organisations in Bahrain; furthermore, it utilises these findings to develop a guideline to enable the successful adoption and...
Building a Supportive Culture for Sustained Organisational Learning in Public Sectors
Sepani Senaratne, Michele Florencia Victoria.
The purpose of this chapter is to provide an approach to build a supportive organisational culture for sustained organisational learning in public sectors. Changing culture is not an easy task. It involves an in-depth understanding about culture and its relationship with organisational learning. First...
Developing Organizational Renewal Capability in the Municipal (City) Organization
The objective of this chapter is to increase understanding and management of knowledge management in public sector organizations. In this chapter the knowledge management-based assessment and development process of organizational renewal capability is presented, and it is demonstrated in one large...
Lessons from the Private Sector: A Framework to be Adopted in the Public Sector
The primary aim of this chapter is to operationalize a Knowledge Assessment Framework (KAF) using two exploratory case studies. The development of a KAF is important for the public sector for three reasons. Firstly, the use of knowledge assessment allows firms to pinpoint knowledge gaps. Secondly, it...
The Four Levers for Change in Knowledge Management Implementation
Robert Flynn, Verena Marshall.
The purpose of this chapter is to argue the connection between successful knowledge management implementation and a robust change management platform. The framework emanating from the platform is that of four levers: Mobilisation, Communication, Infrastructure, and Sustainability. Drawing on the...
Enabling Factors for Knowledge Sharing among Employees in the Workplace
Temtim Assefa, Monica Garfield, Million Meshesha.
This chapter investigates enabling factors that promote knowledge sharing among employees in the workplace. The study was conducted on employees of Commercial Bank of Ethiopia (CBE) as a research case. Banks in particular and financial institutions in general are now becoming knowledge intensive...
Employing Individuals’ Social Capital to Create Value in the Public Sector Organisations
Mahmood Ghaznavi, Salman Iqbal, Paul Toulson.
Social capital provides individuals with access to knowledge. Knowledge Management (KM) research recognises the importance of individuals’ social capital in problem solving and innovation. However, while discussing the link between social capital and value creation, the literature seems ambitious in...
Decision-Making Processes Based on Knowledge Gained from Spatial Data
The increasing popularity of spatial data opens up the possibility to include it in decision-making processes in order to help discover existing interrelationships between facts that might otherwise be difficult to describe or explain. To achieve this goal, Spatial Data Infrastructures (SDIs) are seen...
Communities of Practice in the Catalan Public Administration: Promoting Their Improvement
David Rodríguez-Gómez, Joaquín Gairín.
Communities of Practice are one of the leading strategies used to promote knowledge management processes aimed at generating both organisational and individual learning along with innovations that contribute to improving the public administration. The optimal design of Communities of Practice in...
Knowledge Management in Public Construction Project Initiation
Marja Naaranoja, Lorna Uden.
Despite the importance of knowledge integration in construction project management, it rarely happens in reality. This chapter describes two case studies involving knowledge management of a public construction project for two universities in Finland. There were many different stakeholders involved in...