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Knowledge Management in Banking Industry: A Study of Islamic Banks in Bahrain

Show simple item record Banta, Lucia F. 2018-07-31T08:59:16Z 2018-07-31T08:59:16Z 2016-10
dc.identifier.issn 2384-4787
dc.description.abstract This study examines the impact of Knowledge Management (KM) on the organizational performance of the banking industry in the Kingdom of Bahrain. It investigated the employees’ knowledge on the internal environment of the industry. It utilized the qualitative and quantitative research designs making used of the primary as well as the secondary data. The Qualitative method was employed through floating survey questionnaire and qualitative method was carried out in describing the status of the workforce management in Islamic banks as practiced. One hundred respondents were chosen through purposive sampling from the four Islamic banks in the Kingdom of Bahrain. Statistical tools such as mean, standard deviation, correlation, and T-Test were used in analyzing and interpreting data. The weighted mean was utilized to identify the average perception of the respondents. T-test was employed to calculate the difference in the perception of the respondents. The correlation was used to assess whether the means of two groups are statistically related from each other. The findings of the research are as follows: Firstly, the means for all the variables are more than 4 in the 5 points Likert Scale which indicate that respondents confirmed the effectiveness of the variables. Secondly, the p-value of the independent variables which are organizational culture and organizational structure in association with the dependent variables are both 0.000 which are smaller than 0.01. Likewise, the p-value of technological know-how and employee participation is 0.048 which is still smaller than 0.01 hence, there is strong evidence of significant relationship between the independent and dependent variables. Thirdly, there is significant relationship between the independent and dependent variables. Fourthly, there is no significant difference among the four Islamic banks which indicate that there is high validity of the results. . en_US
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.publisher University of Bahrain en_US
dc.rights Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International *
dc.rights.uri *
dc.subject Organizational Knowledge Management
dc.subject Organizational culture
dc.subject Organizational structure
dc.subject technological know-how
dc.subject organizational policy
dc.title Knowledge Management in Banking Industry: A Study of Islamic Banks in Bahrain en_US
dc.type Article en_US
dc.volume 03
dc.issue 02
dc.pagestart 129
dc.pageend 146
dc.source.title Journal of Empirical Research in Accounting & Auditing
dc.abbreviatedsourcetitle JERAA

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