A systematic literature mapping to investigate the role of IT in knowledge stock and transfer

Pant, Aastha and Shrestha, Anup and Kong, Eric and Ally, Mustafa (2018) A systematic literature mapping to investigate the role of IT in knowledge stock and transfer. In: 22nd Pacific Asia Conference on Information Systems (PACIS 2018), 26-30 June 2018, Yokohama, Japan.

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Abstract

There is a strong desire to enhance organisational knowledge transfer based on knowledge stock. A review of current literature was conducted which highlighted the importance of IT to identify knowledge stock of people for effective knowledge transfer. Furthermore, we conducted a systematic mapping of scholarly studies to explore the use of IT in tacit and explicit knowledge transfer by conducting a search in four databases: IEEE Xplorer, ScienceDirect, Scopus and Springer. We found that most of the studies have highlighted the importance of IT in explicit knowledge transfer only. We expanded our review to include the top eight journals in Information Systems and obtained the same result. Our findings demonstrate the lack of use of IT towards identifying knowledge stock to enable tacit knowledge transfer. In the next phase of our research, we plan to use an IT artefact for tacit knowledge transfer by identifying knowledge stock of IT professionals.


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Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Commonwealth Reporting Category E) (Paper)
Refereed: Yes
Item Status: Live Archive
Additional Information: The authors retain the copyright of the paper published in the PACIS 2018 proceedings.
Faculty/School / Institute/Centre: Current - Faculty of Business, Education, Law and Arts - School of Management and Enterprise
Date Deposited: 30 Oct 2018 06:29
Last Modified: 11 Dec 2018 04:13
Uncontrolled Keywords: knowledge stock, knowledge transfer, systematic literature mapping, knowledge management
Fields of Research : 15 Commerce, Management, Tourism and Services > 1503 Business and Management > 150301 Business Information Management (incl. Records, Knowledge and Information Management, and Intelligence)
08 Information and Computing Sciences > 0806 Information Systems > 080609 Information Systems Management
Socio-Economic Objective: E Expanding Knowledge > 97 Expanding Knowledge > 970108 Expanding Knowledge in the Information and Computing Sciences
URI: http://eprints.usq.edu.au/id/eprint/34656

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