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Published: 22 March 2023

A Review of Knowledge Management Orientation: Revisiting the Paradigm

Humphreys J. Arunga, James M. Kilika

Kenyatta University, Kenya

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Pages: 207-240

Keywords: Knowledge Management Orientation, Knowledge Leadership, Knowledge-based Capabilities and Competitiveness


This review asserts that knowledge management orientation is a vital strategic orientation for organizations seeking sustained competitiveness in the current business environment. The review emphasizes the importance of knowledge leadership as the primary driver of an organization's KMO strategy and the significance of identifying knowledge-based capabilities to enhance organizational competitiveness. Through the synthesis of relevant literature, the review highlights the essential role of knowledge management orientation in transforming knowledge-based capabilities into a competitive advantage. The review concludes by constructing a comprehensive KMO model that incorporates all the relevant variables, calling for further empirical research to test the model's efficacy and enhance its reliability and validity. Ultimately, the review highlights the importance of knowledge management orientation in driving organizational competitiveness .


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