Impact of Knowledge Management Models on Entrepreneurial Organizations and Mediating Role of Strategic Entrepreneurship: An Exploratory Study of Asiacell Mobile Communications, Iraq

Impact of Knowledge Management Models on Entrepreneurial Organizations and Mediating Role of Strategic Entrepreneurship: An Exploratory Study of Asiacell Mobile Communications, Iraq

  • Fuad Mohammed Alhamdi , Department of Business Administration, College of Sciences and Human Sciences in Al Aflaj, Prince Sattam Bin Abdulaziz University, Saudi Arabia

ABSTRACT

Purpose: Organizations that wish to create a competitive advantage, drive business growth for productivity and profitability and harness the knowledge and expertise of their human capital through knowledge management models. This study aimed to investigate the nature of the influence of knowledge management (KM)models in entrepreneurial organizations through the mediating role of strategic entrepreneurship. Methods: The descriptive survey method was used as the research design. A self-reported questionnaire consisting of 36 items comprising three constructs, Models of KM, Entrepreneurial Organization and Strategic Entrepreneurship, was administered over the sample of 115 employees of Employees of Asiacell Mobile Communications Company, Iraq. The SPSS, ver. 25 was used to measure the Alpha Cronbach coefficient, the arithmetic mean, the standard deviation, and the Pearson correlation coefficient. Findings: The findings of the study discovered that there is a significant correlation and influence between the effect of knowledge management models in the entrepreneurial organizations through the mediating role of strategic entrepreneurship. The most important conclusions of the study were the interest in providing the effect of knowledge management models in the entrepreneurial organizations through the mediating role of strategic entrepreneurship that suits the requirements, expectations, and perceptions of customers.  Implications for Research and Practice: The study would help the policy makers and entrepreneurs to take initiatives in designing proactive and relevant knowledge management models, focusing on the role of entrepreneurial organizations to improve strategic entrepreneurship.

Keywords: knowledge management models, entrepreneurial organizations, strategic entrepreneurship, Iraq