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E3 Journal of Business Management and Economics

E3 Journal of Business Management and Economics Vol. 4 (2) pp. 047-053, February 2013; © E3 Journals; ISSN 2141-7482

Strategic change in knowledge management and e-learning: Enhancing workplace learning

Ali Owayid1 , Khalid Alrawi2 * , Khaled Shaalan3
1 Alburami University College, Dubai, UAE
2 University of Modern Sciences, Dubai, UAE
3 British University in Dubai, Dubai, UAE
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Accepted 18 February 2013


E-learning is an emerging field in the intersection of education learning, and business, referring to education services and information delivered or enhanced through the Internet and related technologies. This paper is an attempt to show how knowledge management (KM) and E-learning (EL) specifically can be of prominent support in the workplace. The challenge is to align the organization as a whole to a constantly changing environment in terms of learning and innovation. This paper posits that KM consists of enablers such as Information systems infrastructure, Eemployees involvement, Team working, Employee empowerment, Top management leadership and commitment that are critical to the success of a knowledge-based organization. The model presented in this paper combines e-learning and KM into adaptable an framework that provides integrated support end effect on various Media involved in the education systems. The model is a suggestion to improve teaching and learning process and how KM adds a successful help for educational consumers in selecting and evaluating e-learning media. The design of the model is based on an analysis of KM and e-learning literature and the information search process.

Keywords: Knowledge Management, E-learning, Knowledge Management Enablers, Managers Commitments, Decision Making

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