The Effect of Knowledge Management Capabilities and Information Technology on Innovative Performance with Mediating Role of Entrepreneurship, Learning and Competitive Advantage

Document Type: Original Article

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1 Assistant Professor, Department of Management, West Tehran Branch ,Islamic Azad University, Tehran, Iran

2 Assistant professor of Department of Management, College of Humanities, Islamic Azad University, Electronic Branch, Tehran , Iran

3 Department of Accounting, College of Humanities, Islamic Azad University, East Tehran Branch , Tehran, Iran

Abstract

The aim of this study was to determine the effect of knowledge management capabilities and information technology capabilities on innovative performance with the mediating role of organizational entrepreneurship, organizational learning and competitive advantage. The research method is descriptive-survey. The statistical population consists of all employees of Shimifar Iran Company, and 137 people were selected by simple random sampling method. For data collection, Lausanne Knowledge Management Standard Questionnaire (2010); Mendoza Information Technology (2002); Innovative performance of Hamble et al. (2000); Stewart et al. (2001); Huffman's (1999) competitive advantage and Krasner's (2005) organizational learning were used. Information technology capabilities affect organizational entrepreneurship, organizational learning affects competitive advantage, knowledge management capabilities affect innovative performance with the mediating role of organizational entrepreneurship, and organizational learning affects competitive advantage. Given the complex conditions of today's world, it is important to consider the impact of knowledge management capabilities and information technology capabilities to overcome the existing problems in order to improve the innovative performance of organizations.

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