Towards a conceptual framework for exploring how individuals within organisations share practical knowledge
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Practical knowledge is key to the success of most organisations, because as part of intellectual capital, it can contribute to sustained competitive advantage. In a context of an aging workforce in many countries, the sharing of practical knowledge is therefore critical prior to the departure of skilled older workers. However, this area remains under-researched. Informed by the literature, this paper therefore develops a conceptual framework of the practical knowledge sharing process. Using the developed conceptual framework is argued to assist researchers in two ways: (1) providing an insight about what to look for during the research and (2) providing an insight into categorising the collected data.
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Human Resources Management