Keywords : Structure

The study of effective factors in the implementation of knowledge management: A case study of Hormozgan Steel Company

Tayeb Dehghani; Hesamaddin Kamalzadeh

International Journal of Organizational Leadership, 2016, Volume 5, Issue 1, Pages 4-14
DOI: 10.33844/ijol.2016.60198

Today, one of the most important and valuable capitals in any organization is knowledge. Rapid changes and high growth of knowledge and information lead any organization to concentrate its effort on knowledge management to improve organizational abilities. Therefore, studying effective factors in the implementation of knowledge management is of great importance from cultural, structural, and technological aspects. This research is applicable in terms of goal and is a descriptive survey in terms of data collection. The statistical population consisted of 600 official employees of Hormozgan Steel Company which 234 of them were selected as sample through stratified random sampling and Cochran Formula. A questionnaire was used for data collection. The results indicated that the mentioned company suffers from lack of implementation of knowledge management in terms of culture aspect but in terms of two other aspects, i.e. technology and organizational structure, knowledge management establishment is in good condition.