nep-knm New Economics Papers
on Knowledge Management and Knowledge Economy
Issue of 2023‒07‒31
four papers chosen by
Laura Nicola-Gavrila
Centrul European de Studii Manageriale în Administrarea Afacerilor

  1. On the Development of Organizational Intelligence and Strategic Organizational Competency By Chatterjee, Sidharta
  2. Beyond Trading: Knowledge Spillovers and learning-by-exporting in Global Value Chains By Holger Graf; Hoda Mohamed
  3. La digitalisation de la gestion des ressources humaines et son impact sur la performance organisationnelle : Le rôle du contexte environnemental et technologiques By Ibrahim Tanko Gampine; Jean-Michel Plane; John D. Kabongo
  4. Institutional factors influencing knowledge production for practice: Evidence from nonprofit studies By Ma, Ji; Ovalle, Joycelyn; Wang, Yan

  1. By: Chatterjee, Sidharta
    Abstract: In this paper, we design a simple model to explain and understand what Organizational intelligence is, why it is so important, and how it relates to strategic organizational competency. Organizations gather data and information from outside, while they produce knowledge from in-house research and analysis that adds to their knowledge competency and intelligence. This paper addresses these issues and establishes the possible connection between organizational learning and productivity and how such relationship help build Organizational intelligence.
    Keywords: Organizational intelligence, organizational learning, productivity, organizational competency, knowledge management
    JEL: L22 M1
    Date: 2023–07–02
  2. By: Holger Graf (Friedrich Schiller University Jena, Economics Department); Hoda Mohamed (Friedrich Schiller University Jena, Economics Department)
    Abstract: Does exporting intermediate goods induce learning from importers? In this paper, we examine to what extent learning from German industries can be explained by knowledge spillovers, channeled through the export of intermediate goods. Our study is based on a sample of 27 German trade partners in 14 manufacturing industries for the period 2004 to 2016. Using data on patent citations and trading in intermediate goods, we find support for the widely known “learning-by-exporting†hypothesis. Our analyses reveal that citations to German patents are positively related to exported intermediate goods weighted by German R&D expenditure. The relationship between these spillovers and learning seems to be particularly strong in certain industries. We also show that the level of absorptive capacity of the exporting trade partner, as measured by the number of researchers involved in R&D activities, plays a role in mediating these spillovers.
    Keywords: GVC, trade, intermediate goods, learning-by-exporting, knowledge spillovers
    JEL: F14 O14 O32 O33
    Date: 2023–07–07
  3. By: Ibrahim Tanko Gampine (CORHIS - Communication, Ressources Humaines et Intervention Sociale - UPVM - Université Paul-Valéry - Montpellier 3 - UPVD - Université de Perpignan Via Domitia); Jean-Michel Plane (CORHIS - Communication, Ressources Humaines et Intervention Sociale - UPVM - Université Paul-Valéry - Montpellier 3 - UPVD - Université de Perpignan Via Domitia); John D. Kabongo (USF - University of South Florida [Tampa])
    Abstract: Purpose of this study: to examine the impact of human resource digitalization on organizational performance. Specifically, this study seeks to examine the moderating role of external environment characterized as VUCA. Furthermore, the study investigates the mediating role of information technology environment characterized as SMACs in the relationships between e-HRM and organizational performance. To answer to the formulated hypotheses a quantitative method is employed using data from 266 employees of the service sector is Ghana. Findings: findings from this study support the hypothesis that digitalization of HRM positively impact organizational performance (B= .338; p
    Abstract: L'objectif de cette étude est d'examiné l'impact de la digitalisation pratiques de ressources humaines sur la performance organisationnelle. Plus précisément, cette étude cherche à examiner le rôle modérateur du contexte environnemental. En outre, l'étude examine le rôle médiateur de l'environnement des technologies informatiques dans les relations entre la digitalisation et la performance organisationnelle. Pour répondre aux hypothèses formulées, une méthode quantitative est employée en utilisant les données de 266 employés du secteur des services. Les résultats de cette étude démontrent que la digitalisation a un impact positif sur la performance organisationnelle (B= 0, 338 ; p
    Keywords: human resource information system, electronic human resources, digitalization of human resources, VUCA Environment, SMACs technologies
    Date: 2023
  4. By: Ma, Ji (The University of Texas at Austin); Ovalle, Joycelyn; Wang, Yan
    Abstract: This study theorizes and tests an institutional-logics framework to explain why some universities produce more practical knowledge than others using nonprofit studies as an example. Empirically, knowledge production for practice can be increased by (1) graduate degree programs with an emphasis on nonprofit management, (2) research centers on nonprofit studies, and (3) location in disadvantaged communities; however, (4) status as an R1 or R2 research university substantially decreases the production of practical knowledge. Furthermore, (5) research centers can mediate the influence of community needs on knowledge production, so that universities with nonprofit research centers are more responsive to solving community issues. Theoretically, knowledge production follows the institutional logics of both closed and open systems, and institutions such as research centers that can repackage the culture of open systems to make it acceptable to closed systems are essential mediators.
    Date: 2023–06–26

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