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Knowledge Management and Big Data Analytics for Strategic Decision Making

Knowledge Management and Big Data Analytics for Strategic Decision Making
Author(s)/Editor(s): Abdalmuttaleb M.A. Musleh Al-Sartawi (Ahlia University, Bahrain), Anjum Razzaque (Ahlia University, Bahrain), Mukhtar Alhashimi (Ahlia University, Bahrain) and Allam Hamdan (Ahlia University, Bahrain)
Copyright: ©2022
DOI: 10.4018/978-1-7998-5552-1
ISBN13: 9781799855521
ISBN10: 179985552X
EISBN13: 9781799855545


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Big data has been deemed effective for decision making as it improves ample business processes from marketing to analytical customer relationship management to analytical supply chain management. This is the next arena for the 21st century, and there is a significant prospect to leverage the analysis of unstructured data. If such an opportunity is unlocked, then such a potential signifies the next challenge in big data for firms that use big data to extract valuable information for making informed decisions for competitive advantage. There is an opportunity in big data discipline to discover hidden knowledge so new knowledge can be generated. Furthermore, knowledge has become even more important for firms to acquire information from a wider array of sources, and such knowledge needs to be managed effectively to assist firms, meet their ample challenges, and to be better positioned for attaining lasting competitive advantage. At this stage, knowledge management becomes critical for enhancing a firm’s decision-making power.

Knowledge Management and Big Data Analytics for Strategic Decision Making addresses the multiple strands that feed into our understanding of big data and data analytics, as well as knowledge management. This book discusses the integrated power of knowledge management and data analytics, as the need for this integration must be utilized by firms in order to remain competitive. The topics highlighted in this book include the application of these technologies in the political sector, education, banking, and more. This critical reference is ideally intended for data scientists, analysts, managers, leaders, entrepreneurs, educational institutions, government institutions, policymakers, non-governmental organizations, practitioners, stakeholders, researchers, academicians, and students looking for information on how knowledge management and data analytics are used in various industries for strategic decision making.

Author's/Editor's Biography

Abdalmuttaleb Musleh Al-Sartawi (Ed.)
Abdalmuttaleb M.A. Musleh Al-Sartawi is the Editor-in-Chief of the International Journal of Electronic Banking (IJEBank). He received his PhD in Accounting, from UBFS. He has presented and published many papers in regional and international conferences and journals. He has chaired as well as served as a member in various editorial boards and technical committees in international refereed journals and conferences. He is a member of several international organizations and associations such as the European Accountants Association (EAA), the Bahrain Management Society, the Middle East Economic Association (MEEA), the International Islamic Marketing Association (IIMA), the Arab Academy for Banking and Financial Sciences, the Palestinian Accounting Association, and the Palestinian Farmers Association.

Allam Hamdan (Ed.)
Allam Hamdan is a Full Professor, Dean of College of Business and Finance, Ahlia University. He has many papers published in regional and international journals that discussed several accounting, financial and economic issues concerning the Arab world. In addition, he has interests in educational related issues in the Arab world universities like educational governance, investment in education and its relation with economic growth. Awarded the First Prize of Al-Owais Creative Award, UAE, 2017; the Second Prize of Rashid bin Humaid Award for Culture and Science, UAE, 2016; the Third Prize of Arab Prize for the Social Sciences and Humanities, Qatar, 2015, and the First Prize of "Durrat Watan", UAE, 2013. Member of National Qualifications Framework NQF – Validation Panel, and appeal committee, General Directorate of NQF, Kingdom of Bahrain. Former member of Steering Committee in International Arab Conference of Quality Assurance of Higher Education.


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