Knowledge Capture and Acquisition Mechanisms at Rongo University

Jeremiah Osida Onunga, Jared Okello Otieno

Abstract


Knowledge management and knowledge assets have gained much prominence in recent years and are said to improve organizational performance. Knowledge capture and acquisition mechanisms enhance organizational memory and performance. However, knowledge capture and acquisition mechanisms in higher education institutions are not well known. The aim of this study is to investigate the knowledge capture and acquisition mechanisms at Rongo University. This is a case study in which data was collected through interviews and questionnaires. Purposive sampling was used to determine interview participants while questionnaire respondents were selected through stratified random sampling. Qualitative and quantitative data was analyzed using SPSS. This revealed the various knowledge capture and acquisition mechanisms at Rongo University.  It was also established that the University encountered various challenges in knowledge capture and acquisition and lacked some essential knowledge capture and acquisition mechanisms. In this regard, this study proposed knowledge capture and acquisition guidelines that may be adopted by the University to enhance its organizational memory and performance

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Knowledge Capture and Acquisition mechanisms, Knowledge Management, Mechanisms, knowledge capture and acquisition

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