Tag Archives: Knowledge Acquisition

An Adaptable Business Intelligence Model for Security Organizations (Published)

Business Intelligence (BI) shows prospect both in private and public sectors. It answers the questions of how things can be done and what result it holds. It was observed that most of the BI research centered on private sector with little or no attention to public sector like security organizations. With security organizations representing the heart of any society, the need arises for a well-integrated model that could aid security personnel towards an effective security implementation of any society. The paper studied one of the existing and popularly used model in Information System and observed the need to integrate a feasibility study for an effective BI system in the security organization. In conclusion, the paper developed an adaptable model that could help security organizations create better decision system and provision of a data warehouse of information.

Keywords: Business Intelligence, Information and Communication Technology, Knowledge Acquisition

AFRICAN UNIVERSITIES’ STAKE IN INTEGRATION AND KNOWLEDGE ACQUISITION OF PAN – AFRICANISM IN THE DIASPORA (Published)

Pan Africanism was a movement founded around 1900, to secure equal rights, self-government, independence, and unity for African peoples. The term “Pan Africanism” has usually been applied to the struggle for the political unification of the continent of African. This is due to the fact that knowledge is development and investment in human capital is necessary for African development. Education is therefore a necessary instrument in Pan African movement. To achieve this, Pan African Universities has to be established as an institution of higher learning which can help and contribute to reshape the direction of education in the continent, towards a anti-neo-colonialism. For Pan African University, to have a real impact methodology and techniques for accessing, mythology and cosmology. Hopefully, the paper will discover issues in pedagogy and methodology in Pan Africanism, prospect and challenges of Pan Africanism for African development. After the introduction concepts germane to the topic will be discussed. The paper will also propose measures to make Pan African University respond to provide platform for African renaissance.

Keywords: African Universities’, Integration, Knowledge Acquisition

Knowledge Management and Organizational Resilience in Nigerian Manufacturing Organizations (Review Completed - Accepted)

This study examines the relationship between knowledge management and organizational resilience. The sample for the study consisted of one hundred and twenty eight (128) employees from the thirty four manufacturing companies that are registered with the manufacturers Association of Nigeria, Rivers State Council. The study utilized both quantitative data (questionnaire) and qualitative data (interview). The spearman rank correlation coefficient and Multiple Regression Model using the Statistical Package for Social Sciences (SPSS) version 15 were utilized for the analysis of data. Our finding revealed a positive and significant relationship between knowledge management and organizational resilience. Specifically, knowledge acquisition, knowledge storage, knowledge sharing and knowledge utilization were revealed to have a positive and significant influence on organizational resilience. Based on this finding, it was concluded that knowledge management enhances organizational resilience. More specifically, it was concluded that knowledge acquisition, knowledge storage, knowledge sharing and knowledge utilization enhances organizational adaptation, organizational resourcefulness, and organizational learning. It is recommended that organizations should continue to strengthen their knowledge management practices especially knowledge acquisition, knowledge storage, knowledge sharing and knowledge utilization in their everyday activities as this is a sure guarantee for their resilience. The managerial implications of these findings were also discussed.

Keywords: Knowledge Acquisition, Knowledge Management, Organizational Adaptation, Organizational Learning, Organizational Resourcefulness