The Impacts of Human Resource Management in Knowledge Management in Small Companies

Document Type : Original Article

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Department of Management, Faculty of Humanities Sciences, University of Mosel, Mosel, Iraq

Abstract

This study untangles role of Knowledge management in human resource practices. Human resource management deals with the design of formal systems in an organization to ensure the effective and efficient use of human talent to accomplish organizational goals. Knowledge itself is increasingly claimed to be key critical resource and source competitive advantage in the modern global economy, especially with the rise of the service economy, the growth in the number of knowledge workers in increasingly rapid flow of global information, and the growing recognition of the importance in intellectual capital and intellectual property rights. The aim of the study is to obtain new insight into the phenomenon of knowledge management in modern day organizations and the role Human resources may play in facilitating access to knowledge and the talent that knowledge management provide for human resource practices become more efficient and effective. This paper looks at some of the ways in which HR can revise its own systems and practices to ensure that they have a knowledge focus and reinforce the organization's overall knowledge management goals. 

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