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Knowledge sharing factors and innovation capability

Ghazali, N. I. and Long, C. S. and Ghazali, N. (2015) Knowledge sharing factors and innovation capability. In: 2014 2nd International Conference on Technology, Informatics, Management, Engineering and Environment, TIME-E 2014, 19 - 21 August 2014, Bandung, Indonesia.

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Official URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/TIME-E.2014.7011638


In practicing knowledge management in organization has a potential in developing and nurture innovation culture and competitive advantages in manufacturing industry. The innovation culture required people in organization to collaborate and work together in exchange and share their knowledge, ideas and experience. Apparently, knowledge sharing is a pivotal process of enhance innovation through exchange their ideas, opinions and discuss among employees to come out with new ideas. Hence, the main purpose of this study is to determine the knowledge sharing factors such as technology, rewards, leadership, trust and organization in innovative capability. Survey was conducted in twenty three selected manufacturing companies in Selangor. Descriptive and correlational study was conducted and result showed that reward system, trust and organizational learning were significant in the developing innovation capability in manufacturing. Technology and leadership did not support for this study. The findings were contrast with the previous study as highlights the importance of technology usage was mainly contributed in innovation capability. The results of this study would give a notion that technology, reward system, leadership/management support, trust, and organizational learning may have an influence on innovation capability. Besides that, this study is significantly useful for manufacturing company especially the exporter companies. Companies that involve import export business worldwide particularly require continuous innovation to remain competitive in the market. However, before any innovation made, they should recognize the factors that can help them to do innovation. Therefore, knowledge sharing is a vital factor that can increase innovation in organization.

Item Type:Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Uncontrolled Keywords:innovation, knowledge management
Subjects:H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor > HD28 Management. Industrial Management
ID Code:59350
Deposited By: Haliza Zainal
Deposited On:18 Jan 2017 01:50
Last Modified:19 Dec 2021 03:32

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