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Effect of the Attributes of Corporate Knowledge on Knowledge acquisition, Transfer, Application and Management Performance

기업 지식의 특성이 지식획득, 이전, 활용과 경영성과에 미치는 영향

  • Received : 2013.10.01
  • Accepted : 2013.10.21
  • Published : 2013.11.28

Abstract

In today's knowledge-based industries, knowledge can be said to be a significant factor that has a decisive impact on corporate competitiveness. Recently, Korean construction companies have been going through a difficult period of time because of various negative domestic and foreign factors, such as economic decline and a continued sluggish domestic construction market, mainly due to the Korean government's real estate regulations and increasing competition from overseas companies with improved technologies. To help domestic construction companies navigate such an environment, this study empirically analyzes how the nature of corporate knowledge impacts the acquisition, transfer and deployment of knowledge within the organization of a company. Through such empirical analysis, we looked into how internal attributes of corporate knowledge affect the acquisition, transfer and application of such knowledge for domestic construction companies, with the application of the structural equation modeling (SEM). According to the results of this study, it is clear that the attributes of corporate knowledge have a significant impact on the acquisition, transfer and application of corporate knowledge, and therefore on the managerial performance of domestic companies.

Keywords

Attributes Organizational Knowledge;Knowledge Acquisition;Knowledge Transfer;Knowledge Application;Structural Equation Model

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