A knowledge-based innovation capability in Saudi Organizational Context: A conceptual model
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- Conference Proceeding
- Proceedings of the 24th International Business Information Management Association Conference - Crafting Global Competitive Economies: 2020 Vision Strategic Planning and Smart Implementation, 2014, pp. 211 - 219
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The Saudi Arab government has recognised the need for an alternative path to national development in the form of a knowledge-based economy. In order to achieve this goal, it is important to understand the socio-technical enablers of a knowledge-based economy initiative, particularly with regards to the phenomenon of knowledge-sharing process. One of the key drivers of a knowledge-based economy is innovation. A must have core competency for the adopting organisation is the ability to manage their innovation capability. The aim of this study is to develop a conceptual model to understand what is required to achieve the organisational innovation capability, such as: socio-technical enablers (STF); diffusion of innovation (DOI) dimensions; knowledge-sharing processes (KSP); and organisational innovation capability (OIC). This study demonstrates the extent to which socio-technical enablers combine with the dimensions of the diffusion of innovation to result in processes of knowledgesharing. Ultimately, successful organisational innovation capability will depend on the interrelation of these factors.
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