Volume No. :   10

Issue No. :  2

Year :  2019

ISSN Print :  0976-495X

ISSN Online :  2321-5763


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The Effect of knowledge Management on Innovation Capabilities in the Sudanese Industrial Firms



Address:   Siddig Balal Ibrahim1 , Anwar Tebein Mohamed2, Adam Yagoub Abker3
1Associate professor of Business Administration –marketing, College of Administrative and Financial Sciences - Gulf University, Kingdom of Bahrain
2Department of Business Administration, College of Business Studies –Sudan University of Science & Technology, Khartoum, Sudan

3Assistant professor of Business Administration, Faculty of Economic & Commercial studies –University of Kordofan, Elobeid, Sudan
*Corresponding Author
DOI No: 10.5958/2321-5763.2019.00020.9

ABSTRACT:
The purpose of this study is to explore the relationship between knowledge management processes (knowledge acquisition, knowledge sharing, and knowledge storing and knowledge application) and innovation capabilities (incremental and radical) in theindustrialsector in Sudan. The study employed the quantitative method via convenience sampling; the population was the 208 managers of the industrial firm response rate of 90 percent. Data from the study were collected analyzed using descriptive statistics, person correlation and path analysis through using SPSS version 23, analysis of moments of structure version 25 in Structural Equation Modeling demonstrates some empirical supports to the model of this study. The result of this study revealed that only knowledge application was found positive and significant predictor on incremental innovation, knowledge management (acquisition, sharing, storing) is not significant to innovation capabilities.this study focuses only on the service sector. Also, the data were only collected from single respondents in an organization.
KEYWORDS:
knowledge management processes, knowledge acquisition, knowledge sharing, and knowledge storing and knowledge application, innovation capabilities, incremental and radical.
Cite:
Siddig Balal Ibrahim , Anwar Tebein Mohamed, Adam Yagoub Abker. The Effect of knowledge Management on Innovation Capabilities in the Sudanese Industrial Firms. Asian Journal of Management. 2019; 10(2): 119-127.
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