Title: The role of knowledge management processes in reducing strategic drift within the framework of knowledge leverage strategies. An analytical study of the opinions of a sample of academic leaders at the University of Kirkuk

Authors: Modaffer Ahmed Hussein

Addresses: Technical Institute – Hawija, Northern Technical University, Kirkuk, 36001, Iraq

Abstract: Using a knowledge-based perspective, this study examines how knowledge management processes influence reducing the strategic drift and then looks into the moderating role of knowledge leverage strategies. The research discovered a considerable favourable influence of knowledge management processes on reducing strategic drift. The evaluation also indicated that knowledge leverage strategies have a substantial moderating effect on reducing the strategic drift, particularly its effect on reducing the absence of strategic planning. The study's importance originates from the paucity of research on knowledge management processes and studies on knowledge leverage tactics as a predictor of reduced strategic drift. Additionally, there has been little research on the impact of knowledge leverage techniques on the relationship between knowledge management practices and strategic drift. This research is one of the earliest to look into these interconnections.

Keywords: knowledge leverage; knowledge management processes; strategic drift.

DOI: 10.1504/IJMED.2022.120541

International Journal of Management and Enterprise Development, 2022 Vol.21 No.1, pp.62 - 96

Received: 03 Apr 2021
Accepted: 01 Aug 2021

Published online: 25 Jan 2022 *

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