Knowledge Management Practices at University Level in Pakistan
Keywords:Knowledge, Knowledge Management, Practices, University Level
Knowledge Management practices aspires to improve organizational performance. In addition, managing knowledge in an educational institution has many benefits such as better decision making, prevent unnecessary replication of resources, avoiding loss of profitable chance and loss of knowledge when staff exits, improving information of researchers, students and managers (Kidwel et al 2001). The main purpose of the present research was to investigate the Knowledge Management Practices at Universities. The main objectives of the study were: to investigate the existing knowledge management practices of teachers at university level and to find out the difficulties regarding Knowledge Management practices at university level. University teachers were the population of the study. Questionnaire was used as research tool. Data was analysed by the help of SPSS (Version, 24). According to the findings of the study, the majority of teachers use various Brainstorming techniques to produce a wide number of possibilities and unexpected ideas in order to discover a solution to a problem. Some people brainstormed on a sheet of paper. Others converse in the Canteen or Dining Hall. For the transfer of tacit knowledge, the majority of teachers used storytelling techniques.