Knowledge management maturity and growth: A strategic perspective of Pakistani universities

Muhammad Tariq Sharif, Rana Muhammad Shahid Yaqub, Muhammad Asif Khan, Fahad Javed


Purpose of the study was to provide a road map for practitioners to access the knowledge management maturity and align the knowledge management with business strategies achieving the objectives. This study is conducted in Pakistani universities. Knowledge management maturity assessment questionnaire is use in this study for accessing the level of knowledge management maturity and growth. Data is analyzed through SPSS and AMOS. Descriptive statistics, correlation, confirmatory factor analysis and structure equation modeling techniques are use in this study to interpret the data. Result of the study show that information management is enabler of knowledge the management but not a knowledge management. Results show that knowledge management is strategic resource, which is not transferable. Mean of variable show that organization considered the knowledge management as strategic resource and trying to build infrastructure for successful institutionalization of knowledge management. But there is still gap in formulation of knowledge management strategies and implementation of knowledge management strategies. This study suggests that knowledge management is not at maturity level in Pakistani universities. There is still need to focus more and more on knowledge management for achieving the knowledge management growth.

Keywords: Knowledge management, Knowledge as asset, Formulation of knowledge management strategies, Implementation of knowledge management strategies, Knowledge management performance, Knowledge management maturity, Knowledge management growth

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