How Do Knowledge Management Announcements Affect Firm Value? A Study of Firms Pursuing Different Business Strategies

  title={How Do Knowledge Management Announcements Affect Firm Value? A Study of Firms Pursuing Different Business Strategies},
  author={Rajiv Sabherwal and Sanjiv Sabherwal},
  journal={IEEE Transactions on Engineering Management},
The importance of knowledge management (KM) efforts is well recognized in the popular and academic press. However, KM efforts do not always lead to improved firm performance. This paper argues that different kinds of KM efforts may be appropriate for firms pursuing different business strategies, and the impact of a KM effort on firm performance would depend on whether the effort is aligned with the firm's business strategy. Prior literature on organizational learning, KM, and business strategy… CONTINUE READING
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