Developing a Knowledge Map Driven Framework for Human Resources Strategy Formulation: A Knowledge Based IT Company Case Study in Iran

Akhavan, Peyman and Amir Pezeshkan (2013), Developing a knowledge map driven framework for human resources strategy formulation: a knowledge based IT company case study in Iran, Journal of Knowledge-based Innovation in China, Vol. 5, No. 3, pp. 234-261.

45 Pages Posted: 26 Nov 2013

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Peyman Akhavan

Malek Ashtar University of Technology

Amir Pezeshkan

University of Baltimore

Date Written: November 26, 2013

Abstract

Purpose – The main purpose of this paper is developing a framework for human resource strategy planning based on knowledge maps in organizations.

Design/methodology/approach – Considering literature review of human resources strategy (HRS) planning in one hand and knowledge mapping in another hand to develop a framework, and then deploying this framework in a company as case study.

Findings – A knowledge map driven framework for human resources strategy formulation, which attempts to improve the process of HRS is the main finding of this research. The results of implementation of this model in a knowledge based IT company may show its potential capability for deploying the model in similar corporations for better formulation of human resource strategy.

Originality/value – Linking of human resource strategy with knowledge maps is quite new. This paper opens up new outlines in human resource management from a knowledge based point of view. It may have value for experts who work and research in both areas especially in field of human resources in knowledge based organizations.

Keywords: Keyword: knowledge map, human resource strategy, knowledge strategy

Suggested Citation

Akhavan, Peyman and Pezeshkan, Amir, Developing a Knowledge Map Driven Framework for Human Resources Strategy Formulation: A Knowledge Based IT Company Case Study in Iran (November 26, 2013). Akhavan, Peyman and Amir Pezeshkan (2013), Developing a knowledge map driven framework for human resources strategy formulation: a knowledge based IT company case study in Iran, Journal of Knowledge-based Innovation in China, Vol. 5, No. 3, pp. 234-261., Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2359945

Peyman Akhavan (Contact Author)

Malek Ashtar University of Technology ( email )

Tehran
Iran

Amir Pezeshkan

University of Baltimore ( email )

1420 N. Charles Street
Baltimore, MD 21201
United States

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