Open Access Open Access  Restricted Access Subscription Access

Analysis of Knowledge Capital Development Initiatives in IT Sector


Affiliations
1 Doctoral Student, Alagappa Institute of Management, Alagappa University, Karaikudi, Tamilnadu, India
2 Sr. Professor and Director, Alagappa Institute of Management, Alagappa University, Karaikudi, Tamilnadu, India
 

Today, knowledge capital plays a pivotal and a powerful instrument in business organizations for building and developing competitive heights and advantage. Knowledge capital (KC) can create innovation, which can maximize the employees’ performance. The objective of the research is to analyse the influence of Knowledge Capital Development Initiatives of IT executives in Bangalore and to identify the factors influencing Knowledge capital development initiatives. Respondents of this research study consisted of middle level executives from leading IT companies from Bangalore and 500 respondents were selected by using stratified random sampling method. It is found that there is a significant difference between the mean ranks towards the KC factors considered by employees of the IT companies. This research makes an attempt to study to what extent knowledge capital has a major influence on employees’ performance. The prevailing policies, practices, initiatives and procedures are analyzed from the data collected from the respondents as the primary source of data.

Keywords

Knowledge Capital, Employee’s Performance, Creativity, Innovation, Competitive Advantage.
User
Notifications
Font Size

  • Abdallah, A, Habis Shadi, Hani I, Khaddam AA, Khaled B., (2018). The role of KM process and IC as intermediary between variables IC as intermediary between variables KM infrastructure and organization performance, Int. J. Learning and Intellectual Capital 15 (3), 258-276
  • Berger, P. L. & Helfiner, R. W. (2017). Spiritual Capital in Comparative Perspective. Institute for the Study of Economic Culture, Institute on Religion and World Affairs, Boston University, Cambridge, Massachusetts.
  • Davenport, T. H. (2005). Thinking for a Living: How to Get Better Performance and Results from Knowledge Workers. Boston, Harvard Business School Press. 36-40.
  • Hans, L. & Almas, H. (2002). Knowledge Capital and Performance Heterogeneity: A Firm Level Innovation Study. International Journal of Production Economics, 76(1). 61-85.
  • Kenton, W. (2019). Knowledge Capital, Investopedia at, https://www.investopedia.com/terms/k/knowledge-capital.asp Review of Professional Management, Volume-18, Issue-2 (July-December, 2020) ISSN: 0972-8686 Online ISSN: 2455-0647
  • Laperche, B. (2017). Enterprise knowledge capital. Volume-13, Smart Innovation SET Coordinated by Dimitri Uzunidis and Willey online Library.
  • Lehtimaki, J. & Lehtimaki, J. (2016). Impact of Knowledge Capital on Performance of Firms: A Case of Firms in Finland. Eurasian Journal of Business and Economics, 9 (18), 41-59. DOI: 10.17015/ejbe.2016.018.03.
  • Nonaka I, Peltokorpi V. (2006). Objectivity and subjectivity in knowledge management. A review of 20 top articles. Knowledge and Process Management 13(2). 73–82. https:// doi.org/10.1002/kpm.251
  • Paul, A. and, Strass. M. (1999). Knowledge Executive. Report June, Volume-3, 123.
  • Paoloni, M., Coluccia, D., Fontana, S. and Solimene, S. (2020). Knowledge management, intellectual capital and entrepreneurship: a structured literature review. Journal of Knowledge Management, 24(8). 1797-1818.
  • Pasher, E. & Ronen, T. (2011). A complete guide to knowledge management: A strategic plan to leverage your company’s intellectual capital. Ebsco publishing.
  • Pontus Braunerhjelm, (1997). On the role of knowledge capital in firm performance. Revue d'Économie Industrielle, Programme National Persée, vol. 81(1).9-22.
  • Rajamohan, S. and Lucas M. (2015). Role of HCD for employability skills – A critical overview. Journal of Global Management outlook, 1(8). 112-116.
  • Rifat O. S. (2009). Measuring Knowledge Management Performance. European Journal of Scientific Research, 35 (.2).2009, 242-253. - http://www.eurojournals.com/ejsr.htm.
  • Tendon, S.and Muller, W. (2015). Hyper-Productive Knowledge Work Performance: The Tame Flow Approach and Its Application to Scrum and Kanban. Ross publishing company.
  • Wang, G.L. Lee, Y.J., Wu, M.F., Chang, L.Y and Wei, S.C. (2012). The Influence of Knowledge Management and Brand Equity on Marketing Performance: a Case Study of a Japanese Automaker’s Branch in Taiwan. 4/2, 30-51.
  • Wang, Z. Liang Cai., and Ziang, (2018). Intellectual capital and firm performance: the mediating role of innovation speed and quality. The international journal of human resources management, 24-28. https://doi.org/10.108 0/09585192.2018.1511611
  • Zargar, E. and Rezaee, M. (2013). The Study of Knowledge Management Effect on Performance Rate of Employees. European Online Journal of Natural and Social Sciences, Special Issue on Accounting and Management, 2(3). 27-31. www.europeanscience.com
  • Zenona Atkočiūnienė and Greta Praspaliauskytė, (2011). The influence of intellectual capital and knowledge management on organizational performance in Lithuanian software companies. Ekonomika (Economics), 97(2), 106-119 https://doi.org/10.15388/ekon.2018.1.11789.

Abstract Views: 306

PDF Views: 187




  • Analysis of Knowledge Capital Development Initiatives in IT Sector

Abstract Views: 306  |  PDF Views: 187

Authors

Lucas M.
Doctoral Student, Alagappa Institute of Management, Alagappa University, Karaikudi, Tamilnadu, India
S. Rajamohan
Sr. Professor and Director, Alagappa Institute of Management, Alagappa University, Karaikudi, Tamilnadu, India

Abstract


Today, knowledge capital plays a pivotal and a powerful instrument in business organizations for building and developing competitive heights and advantage. Knowledge capital (KC) can create innovation, which can maximize the employees’ performance. The objective of the research is to analyse the influence of Knowledge Capital Development Initiatives of IT executives in Bangalore and to identify the factors influencing Knowledge capital development initiatives. Respondents of this research study consisted of middle level executives from leading IT companies from Bangalore and 500 respondents were selected by using stratified random sampling method. It is found that there is a significant difference between the mean ranks towards the KC factors considered by employees of the IT companies. This research makes an attempt to study to what extent knowledge capital has a major influence on employees’ performance. The prevailing policies, practices, initiatives and procedures are analyzed from the data collected from the respondents as the primary source of data.

Keywords


Knowledge Capital, Employee’s Performance, Creativity, Innovation, Competitive Advantage.

References





DOI: https://doi.org/10.20968/rpm%2F2020%2Fv18%2Fi2%2F156723