Investigating Knowledge Management Practices in a Successful Research and Development Organization

Document Type: Research Note


1 Department of Industrial Engineering, Islamic Azad University, Masjed Soleyman Branch, Masjed Soleyman, Iran

2 Department of Industrial Engineering, Iran University of Science and Technology, Tehran, Iran



In this paper after a review on the concept and literature of knowledge management, the conceptual model of a successful knowledge management system that is currently being applied in a research and development (R&D) aerospace organization is presented and discussed. The main contribution of the paper is presenting the model in its useful and practical status without becoming involved in theoretical discussions that have different shapes but similar meanings.


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