MEASURING THE DETERMINANTS OF KNOWLEDGE MANAGEMENT STRATEGIES TOWARDS ORGANIZATIONAL PERFORMANCE IN ABU DHABI GOVERNMENT ENTITIES

Ali Ahmed Alawi Ali Al Mansoori, Mohd Shukri Ab Yazid, Ali Khatibi, S. M. Ferdous Azam

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The purpose of this study is to determine the determinants of knowledge management strategies towards organizational performance in Abu Dhabi government entities. After forming a testable conceptual framework, this study initiated to test the specific relationship of hypotheses via measurement model using Structural Equation Modeling (SEM) approach. The sample size was 331 for this study and simple random sampling was employed. For this research, the measurement model explained the relationships among the variables by employing statistical analysis. The findings show that, Knowledge Management Structure (KMS) is positively related to Knowledge Management Strategy (KMST), same to Knowledge Management Practice (KMP) is positively related to Knowledge Management Strategy (KMST). However, Knowledge Management Structure (KMS) was found not really positively related to Organizational Performance (OP). Surprisingly, Knowledge Management Practice (KMP) has not also found significant either in terms of positively related to Organizational Performance (OP). On the other hand, Knowledge Management Strategy (KMST) is positively related to Organizational Performance (OP) as well as reciprocal relationship found between Knowledge Management Structure (KMS) and Knowledge Management Practice (KMP). This research has contributed to the existing knowledge by providing an empirically tested/validated model which could be used to predict a material portion of the variables that contributes to the eventual success of the government entities with the level of influence each of the independent variables excerpt on the success of government entities performance.

 

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knowledge management structure, knowledge management practice, knowledge management strategies, organizational performance, government entities, Abu Dhabi

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