Impact of Organizational Structure on Knowledge Management in the Jordanian Insurance Companies: From the Perspective of the Supervisory Leadership

Abstract

The aim of this study was to investigate the impact of organizational structure on knowledge management and applications (Knowledge acquisition, knowledge storage, dissemination of knowledge, the use of knowledge) In the Jordanian insurance companies considering the organizational structure of a tool help manage knowledge, investment and benefit from its added value. The study sample consisted (162) individual occupants of leadership and supervisory functions in (24) insurance companies operating in Jordan, where the questionnaire was developed to gauge the views of the occupants of these jobs consisting of (27) paragraphs. After a process of data analysis and hypothesis testing using SPSS package, the study found benefit the possibility of relying on the organizational structure in strengthening the application of knowledge management. They study recommends that design of appropriate organizational structures, which is pushing for more production and application of knowledge as a prerequisite for the survival and success.

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@inproceedings{Hamdan2013ImpactOO, title={Impact of Organizational Structure on Knowledge Management in the Jordanian Insurance Companies: From the Perspective of the Supervisory Leadership}, author={Dr. Yakoob Hamdan and Salim Alawamleh and Mohammad Abdalraheem Kloub}, year={2013} }