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Knowledge Management as a Solution for the Shortage of Competent Employees in SMEs at the Developing Country (Case study: Vietnam)

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dc.title Knowledge Management as a Solution for the Shortage of Competent Employees in SMEs at the Developing Country (Case study: Vietnam) en
dc.contributor.author Nguyen, Thi Hai Hang
dc.contributor.author Homolka, Lubor
dc.contributor.author Molnár, Zdeněk
dc.contributor.author Macdonald, Roderick-James
dc.relation.ispartof Proceedings of the 12th European Conference on Knowledge Management, Vols 1 and 2
dc.identifier.issn 2048-8963 OCLC, Ulrich, Sherpa/RoMEO, JCR
dc.identifier.isbn 978-1-908272-10-2
dc.identifier.isbn 978-1-908272-09-6
dc.date.issued 2011
dc.citation.spage 1058
dc.citation.epage 1065
dc.event.title 12th Annual European Conference on Knowledge Management (ECKM)
dc.event.location Passau
utb.event.state-en Germany
utb.event.state-cs Německo
dc.event.sdate 2011-09-01
dc.event.edate 2011-09-02
dc.type conferenceObject
dc.language.iso en
dc.publisher Academic Conferences and Publishing International (ACPI) en
dc.relation.uri http://www.si-journal.org/index.php/JSI/article/viewFile/89/65
dc.subject Knowledge en
dc.subject knowledge management (KM) en
dc.subject SMEs en
dc.subject Vietnam en
dc.description.abstract This paper presents partial results from the first empirical study of KM in SMEs of Vietnam. A preliminary survey had revealed that KM is an important issue for SMEs in Vietnam. It also identified the main motivation for SMEs to implement KM-related activities (the search for solutions to a chronic shortage of competent employees) as well as the two probable main causes for this shortage: (1) the departure of employees from SMEs and/or (2) remaining employees not learning how to work effectively. Using statistical analysis and fuzzy methodology, this paper formally verifies whether the inferences from the preliminary study really hold for the general population of Vietnamese SMEs, and from there proposes obvious actions to be taken to solve the shortage of competent employees. The findings presented in this paper help us understand more about the operations of SMEs in developing countries and suggest a feasible approach to initiate KM for SMEs. en
utb.faculty Faculty of Management and Economics
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10563/1002773
utb.identifier.rivid RIV/70883521:28120/11:43866434!RIV12-MSM-28120___
utb.identifier.rivid RIV/70883521:28120/11:43866422!RIV12-MSM-28120___
utb.identifier.obdid 43866542
utb.identifier.scopus 2-s2.0-84871037921
utb.identifier.wok 000300379200119
utb.source d-wok
dc.date.accessioned 2012-04-12T07:46:52Z
dc.date.available 2012-04-12T07:46:52Z
utb.contributor.internalauthor Nguyen, Thi Hai Hang
utb.contributor.internalauthor Homolka, Lubor
utb.contributor.internalauthor Molnár, Zdeněk
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