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Title: Knowledge management: Using a knowledge requirements framework to enhance UK health sector supply chains
Authors: Al-Karaghouli, W
Taylor, P
Alshawi, S
Keywords: Bridging the gaps;Knowledge requirements framework;Knowledge management;Knowledge sharing;Effective communications;Supply chain;Sociotechnical;Healthcare sector
Issue Date: 2008
Publisher: EMCIS2008
Citation: Proceedings of the European and Mediterranean Conference on Information Systems, Dubai, 25-26 May 2008
Abstract: The gaps of mismatch both knowledge and understanding of beneficiaries and solution providers at the initial stage of developing projects have led to the failures of many projects including supply chains (SC) and related information technology systems (ITS) projects (Lyytinen and Hirschheim, 1987) . The aims of this paper are first, to address theoretical framework by bridging the gaps of different types of knowledge. Second, to establishing business requirements and the flow of information in supply chains between beneficiaries and solution providers in the long and complicated supply chains of the UK’s Health Sector. On the basis of brief introduction to knowledge, knowledge management and supply chain, the paper presents a practical framework that has been developed through critical and relevant literatures in the above three subject areas. Techniques and Tools stem from both management science and information systems were used to provide a possible solution for the problem in bridging the gaps of mismatch knowledge and understanding at the initial stage of identifying requirements in projects through knowledge sharing and transfer.
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