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Effect of Knowledge Management Practices on Business Performance in Bangladesh Pharmaceutical Industry

Islam, Rafikul and Haque, Mahbubul (2012) Effect of Knowledge Management Practices on Business Performance in Bangladesh Pharmaceutical Industry. In: Terengganu International Business and Economics Conference 2012 (TIBEC III), 18-20 October 2012, Primula Beach Hotel, Kuala Terengganu. (Unpublished)

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During the past decade, the area Knowledge Management (KM) has drawn considerable attention from researchers. This is due to the fact that firms’ performances are increasingly hinge upon managing knowledge of their employees rather than managing only physical facilities and resources. The present study intends to investigate the effect of KM practices on business performance in Bangladesh Pharmaceutical industry. Factor analysis has identified three factors of KM, namely organization culture, IT infrastructure and performance measurement. Structural Equation Modelling application has found that IT infrastructure and performance measurement have positive impact on business performance, while no significant relationship was observed between organization culture and business performance. Managerial implications of the findings are put forward.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Full Paper)
Additional Information: 2887/27689
Uncontrolled Keywords: knowledge management, business performance, pharmaceutical industry
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HF Commerce > HF5001 Business. Business Administration > HF5761 Shipment of goods. Delivery of goods
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes (Can select more than one option. Press CONTROL button): Kulliyyah of Economics and Management Sciences > Department of Business Administration
Depositing User: Rafikul Islam
Date Deposited: 21 Dec 2012 20:29
Last Modified: 21 Dec 2012 20:29
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/27689

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