Journal of Fundamental and Applied Sciences

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The importance of ICT on knowledge management in organizations

N. Sefollahi


Knowledge management (KM) is a process that transforms individual knowledge into organizational  knowledge.Knowledgeis information that is meaningful in cognitive formssuch as understanding, awareness and ability .It is typically acquired by experience, information consumption, experimentation and thought processes such as imagination and critical thinking. communication and information  technology(ICT) are technologies  which facilitate the management to share knowledge and information .thus ,ICT have a prominent role on   knowledge management initiatives. One of the key issues in KM is the role of communication and information technology. this is important from two points. the first is that ICT has played a central role in the primary   literature of knowledge management. Second, ICT plays a prominent role in many early knowledge management initiatives. In thisarticle,the importance and role of information technology in knowledge management in  organizations has been investigated and analyzed.

Keywords: Information and Communication, Knowledge Management Processes Organizational The objectivist and practice-based perspective

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