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Transformational Leadership Influences Knowledge Management to Improve Organizational Performance

Abstract: The current article shows how transformational leadership influences knowledge management to improve organizational performance through better use of a firm’s internal resources. Transformational leaders not only directly impact knowledge management, they also foster more effective strategy implementation and information technology use, which positively contribute to the effectiveness of knowledge management as a driver

Trend: Assigning the strategic functions of knowledge management to the chief information officer

Abstract: Knowledge management is increasingly under attack to show returns on investments and profitable business outcomes. While many companies retain their executive leadership as chief knowledge officers (CKOs) and vice presidents of knowledge management, the trend toward appointing CKOs that developed in the late 1990’s has been reversed at many companies and a new