INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY - It’s Role in Facilitating the Sharing and Transfer of Knowledge in Small Medium Sized Enterprises

Lila Rajabion, Azadeh Kheirabadi


This paper argues that Knowledge management and sharing is of vital importance to small medium sized enterprise, enabling them to develop skills and competences, increase value, and sustain their competitive advantage. In this study we have investigated the role of information technology as facilitator for knowledge sharing in the organization. The development of KMS, in this center, demands that knowledge be obtained, produced, shared, regulated and leveraged by a steady conglomeration of individuals, processes, information technology applications and a knowledge-sharing organizational culture. Also we present new technology for convenient knowledge sharing as a successful case study in the roads management center. Implications of how this might have been achieved are also provided in this research.


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Rajabion L. and Kheirabadi A. (2011). INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY - It’s Role in Facilitating the Sharing and Transfer of Knowledge in Small Medium Sized Enterprises . In Proceedings of the International Conference on Knowledge Management and Information Sharing - Volume 1: KMIS, (IC3K 2011) ISBN 978-989-8425-81-2, pages 275-282. DOI: 10.5220/0003618802750282

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author={Lila Rajabion and Azadeh Kheirabadi},
title={INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY - It’s Role in Facilitating the Sharing and Transfer of Knowledge in Small Medium Sized Enterprises},
booktitle={Proceedings of the International Conference on Knowledge Management and Information Sharing - Volume 1: KMIS, (IC3K 2011)},

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JO - Proceedings of the International Conference on Knowledge Management and Information Sharing - Volume 1: KMIS, (IC3K 2011)
TI - INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY - It’s Role in Facilitating the Sharing and Transfer of Knowledge in Small Medium Sized Enterprises
SN - 978-989-8425-81-2
AU - Rajabion L.
AU - Kheirabadi A.
PY - 2011
SP - 275
EP - 282
DO - 10.5220/0003618802750282