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Malaysian Knowledge Management and Innovation

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Nations seek to develop new ways of competing on the market. As the world economy sputters along the race for development continues at a renewed pace. The Internet has afforded new ways of using information and those industries and nations that can capitalize on knowledge acquisition the most are likely to see growth in their revenue and subsequent GNP.  Malaysia has increased in financial and social prominence throughout Southeast Asia. Many of the organizations have capitalized on the new knowledge based technologies to create international competitiveness and improve on national output (Özçelik & Taymaz, 2002). They were able to find methods of gaining, sharing, and implementing such knowledge.  Yet such gaining, sharing and implementing is not a onetime event. Effective innovation requires a cultural change that creates sustained momentum (Davenport and Prusak, 1998). People should become accustomed through their daily routines to this sharing and developing new

Knowledge Sharing Networks and Employee Motivation as Precursors to Organizational Innovation

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We are in the massive explosive age of knowledge sharing and virtual information transference. Organizations are scrambling to find ways of capitalizing on the large movement of information in order to create more efficient and innovative firms. Research helps to support the concepts that effective knowledge sharing is part communication technology and part human motivation.  Knowledge sharing creates opportunities for organizations to meet the needs of customers, generate solutions and create efficiencies that provide opportunity for organizations to more effectively compete on the open market (Reid, 2003). Through this sharing of knowledge workers can better enhance both their personal efforts as well as the resources of the organization.  Organization innovation often rests on the ability to make meaning of important information and then applying it to solve important problems. According to Scarbrough (2003) knowledge sharing is essential to the development of higher l