A Synthesis Of Organizational Diagnosis And Knowledge Management Practices - An Exploratory Study
Volume 1 - Issue 3, September 2017 Edition
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Sivakumar.K., Lourthuraj. S.A.
Knowledge Management Practices (KMPP, Organizational Diagnosis (ODS), Exploratory, Integration.
This study synthesis the two fieldsâ€™ organizational diagnosis and knowledge management practices concepts that have grown significantly in the academic and business worlds, especially in the current (Beer & Spector, 1993; Cummings & Worley, 1993; Rothwell & Sredl, 1992). One of these strategies, organizational diagnosis, involves â€œdiagnosing,â€ or assessing, an organizationâ€™s global context. Knowledge management has taken a lead role in organizations which are competitive. Many organization development (OD) strategies exist for improving an organizationâ€™s effectiveness current level of functioning in order to design appropriate change interventions. The concept of diagnosis in organization development is used in a manner similar to the medical model. Methodology: Here the present study has accounted to a sample of 677 for the study which comprises of Executives, Managers / Officers and Engineers at BHEL a public limited company using stratified simple random sampling. Findings: The dimension of organizational diagnosis relationship has no significant very low positive relationship (r=.023, p>.01) with knowledge management practices and organizational diagnosis has a significant high positive relationship (r=.813, p<.01) with knowledge management practices of the employees. There was a statistical significant relationship between knowledge management practices and organizational diagnosis. Hence null hypotheses H0 was rejected and H1 was accepted. Recommendations: Organizational diagnosis can be a precaution measure in building the business and to be competitive in the global business.
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