Faculty members' attitudes, expectations and practises of knowledge management at higher education institutions in jordan

Aieman A. Al-Omari*, Abdullah M. Abu Tineh, Samer A. Khasawneh

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Abstract

This paper investigated the faculty members' attitudes, expectations and practises of Knowledge Management (KM) in Jordanian Universities. Results revealed that the faculty members' attitudes, expectations and practises of KM were in moderate levels that faculty members in the humanities discipline have higher attitudes than those in scientific. No significant differences in attitudes of faculty members toward KM related to their gender and academic rank, and no significant differences in expectations of faculty members toward KM related to their gender, academic rank and academic discipline. Faculty members in the humanities discipline have higher practises than those in scientific, and no significant differences in practises of faculty members of KM related to their gender and academic rank.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)199-211
Number of pages13
JournalInternational Journal of Management in Education
Volume7
Issue number1-2
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Jan 1 2013
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • Attitudes
  • Expectations
  • Faculty members
  • Higher education institutions
  • Jordan
  • KM
  • Knowledge management
  • Management in education
  • Practises

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Education
  • Business, Management and Accounting(all)

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