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Knowledge Management Practices in the Public Sector

Knowledge Management Practices in the Public Sector
Author(s)/Editor(s): Vasileios Ismyrlis (Hellenic Statistical Authority, Greece), Theodore Tarnanidis (University of Macedonia, Greece) and Efstratios Moschidis (University of Macedonia, Greece)
Copyright: ©2020
DOI: 10.4018/978-1-7998-1940-0
ISBN13: 9781799819400
ISBN10: 179981940X
EISBN13: 9781799819424


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The public sector provides services to the public and does not expect to acquire financial gain; hence, the practices from the private sector could not be used efficiently without modification, bearing in mind that the main scope of the public organization is to provide quality services to the citizens. Knowledge management can acquire and transfer knowledge in order to succeed in this effort and to confront challenges that exist in the modern knowledge economy. Therefore, knowledge management can play a vital role in the reorganization of the public sector and its necessary organizational change.

Knowledge Management Practices in the Public Sector is a collection of innovative research on the methods and applications of improving the quality of public services through the implementation of knowledge management in public organizations. While highlighting topics including intellectual capital, risk assessment, and organizational strategy, this book is ideally designed for policymakers, ICT consultants, public sector workers, public administrators, government officials, researchers, scholars, and students.

Author's/Editor's Biography

Theodore Tarnanidis (Ed.)
Theodore Tarnanidis is a researcher in the Business Administration Department at the University of Macedonia. He finished his postdoctoral research at the University of Macedonia, in November 2015, in the area of sustainable entrepreneurship. He obtained a Ph.D. from the University of London Met., UK. He received his M.B.A. from Liverpool University, UK and is a graduate from the University of Macedonia (Business Administration) and Alexander Technological Educational Institute (Marketing). His research focuses on Decision-Making Processes in Sustainable Innovations and Entrepreneurship, Conjoint Models and preference measurement techniques, modelling of purchases and consumer behavior. His work has been published in various internationally renowned scientific conferences and journals mostly from the fields of Business Administration.


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