How knowledge sharing in organisations helps to creates greater organisational effectiveness

Research Briefing

Keywords: knowledge management, knowledge enabling factors, organisational effectiveness, organisational outcomes

Central to an organisation’s ability to achieve its outcomes is a vast range of knowledge primarily about how and what to do. The ability to build, manage and perpetuate knowledge about ways of doing things in an organisation, is critical to the continued survival of that organisation. All of this knowledge needs curating and managing so that the right knowledge is available when required. Knowledge management, or the ability to store, organise, distribute and use the knowledge required for day-to-day operations and longer-term strategic capability is a critical part of any organisations sustainability and competitive advantage.

As a result of the critical importance of knowledge, organisations usually treat knowledge as a valuable resource and asset. Knowledge management in itself can create long-term competitive advantage for an organisation. However, knowledge management in many organisations is not a simple task, particularly given their staff turnover and the loss of knowledge, skills and expertise that occurs as a result.

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Sofronio Jadulco

Sophie is a core member of the Oxford Review. She started working with us in 2017 and hands a diverse range of really important jobs from social media to marketing and customer support. Sophie is the efficient member of the team, making sure all those background tasks get done just right. Without her, almost none of what happens in the background would get done.