Knowledge Management Initiatives and Strategies in Small and Medium Enterprises

Knowledge Management Initiatives and Strategies in Small and Medium Enterprises

Andrea Bencsik (Széchenyi István University, Hungary & J. Selye University, Slovakia)
Release Date: September, 2016|Copyright: © 2017 |Pages: 442
ISBN13: 9781522516422|ISBN10: 1522516425|EISBN13: 9781522516439|DOI: 10.4018/978-1-5225-1642-2


To maintain a competitive edge against other businesses, companies must ensure the most effective strategies and procedures are in place. This is particularly critical in smaller business environments with fewer resources.

Knowledge Management Initiatives and Strategies in Small and Medium Enterprises is an authoritative reference source for the latest scholarly material on the management of knowledge resources in smaller-scale enterprises. Highlighting theoretical foundations and real-world applications, this book is ideally designed for professionals, practitioners, researchers, and upper-level students interested in emerging perspectives on knowledge management.

Topics Covered

The many academic areas covered in this publication include, but are not limited to:

  • Emotional Intelligence
  • Human Capital
  • Intercultural Knowledge Transfer
  • Knowledge Sharing
  • Leadership Styles
  • Organizational Learning
  • Software Development

Reviews and Testimonials

Business scholars show how to adapt knowledge management systems developed in and for large companies to use within small and medium companies. They cover theoretical basics of a knowledge management system and its connection with the processes of enterprises and companies; best practices: models, methods, and tools; and practical research: research results and case studies. Among their topics are organizational learning: advanced issues and trends, product knowledge management in small manufacturing enterprises, intercultural knowledge transfer in teams, and managing collective knowledge at a small business group.

– Protoview Reviews

Table of Contents and List of Contributors

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Author(s)/Editor(s) Biography

Andrea Bencsik MSc. Industrial Engineer of Chemistry (1984), Doctor univ. (1986), CSc. on Economics (1992), PhD on Organization and Economics Science (2004), habilitation in HR (2008) is a professor of economic and management science at Széchenyi István University of Gyor in Hungary and in J. Selye University in Komarno in Slovakia. She is doing research in the fields of knowledge- change- human- and project management and teaching these disciplines at the same time. She is the author of a number of scientific publications as well as a member of some international scientific committees.