Title: The relationship between social perspective and knowledge management

Authors: Joanna Olga Paliszkiewicz

Addresses: Warsaw University of Life Sciences, ul. Nowoursynowska 166, 02-787 Warsaw, Poland

Abstract: Knowledge management is an important topic in today|s business environment and many of the world|s top organisations have implemented it quite successfully. This paper explores the concept of relationship between knowledge management and social perspective. The knowledge management process consists of localisation, acquisition and development, transfer, codification and use of knowledge. Social perspective consists of leadership, organisational culture and workers. The research was done in 511 small and medium enterprises in Poland. Questionnaires were administered to managers. According to presented research the key factors connected with social perspective important in knowledge management were described.

Keywords: innovation; learning; knowledge management; small and medium enterprises; SMEs; organisational culture; leadership; social perspective; Poland.

DOI: 10.1504/IJIL.2010.032933

International Journal of Innovation and Learning, 2010 Vol.7 No.4, pp.450 - 466

Published online: 05 May 2010 *

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