CEC Faculty Proceedings, Presentations, Speeches and Lectures

Title

Profile in Leadership: Adding Definition to Leadership as a Component of KMS Success

Event Location / Date(s)

Hilton Waikoloa, Big Island, HI / January 6-9, 2014

Document Type

Conference Proceeding

Presentation Date

1-6-2014

Conference Name / Publication Title

Proceedings from the 47th Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences

ISSN or ISBN

978-1-4799-2504-9

First Page

3625

Last Page

3634

Description

This study investigated the constructs of Leadership Social Power (LSP) used by organizational leaders to influence Knowledge Management (KM) workers to bring about a successful KM implementation. Researchers have shown organizations wishing to secure, improve, or maintain KM success, should ensure their leaders: 1) are committed to KM, 2) encourage quality knowledge, and 3) promote knowledge use. The goals of this research focused on discovering how different factors of LSP impacted each of the three success factors. The current study was able to empirically demonstrate that LSP is a factor of that success and was able to predict Leadership Commitment to KM, Knowledge Content Quality, and Knowledge Use based upon predominate manner of Leadership Social Power used by the KM manager.

DOI

10.1109/HICSS.2014.451

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