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  • Ali Alkhuraiji
  • Shaofeng Liu
  • Festus Oluseyi Oderanti
  • Phil Megicks
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Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1534-1538
Number of pages5
JournalJournal of Business Research
Early online date28 Oct 2015
Publication statusPublished - 1 May 2016


This study investigates the development of a structured knowledge network model in information technology (IT) innovative and implementable projects to facilitate knowledge sharing and transfer in a multi-organization context. The study employs a practice-based perspective by using an exploratory case study approach and a combination of thematic analysis and comparative analysis to analyze the data across public organizations, private organizations, and international companies. The results identify organizational factors and their influence on knowledge channels and knowledge networks. The study contributes to organizational, administrative and knowledge management theories regarding organizational strategy, organizational culture, organizational capacity, knowledge network externalities, knowledge network intermediaries, and knowledge network infrastructures.


This document is the Accepted Manuscript version of the following article: Ali Alkhuraji, Sahofeng Liu, Festus Oluseyi Oderanti, and Phil Megicks, 'New structured knowledge network for strategic decision-making in IT innovative and implementable projects', Journal of Business Research, Vol. 69 (5): 1534-1538, first published online 28 October 2015. The final published version is available online at Copyright © 2015 Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved.

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