Knowledge Management as Support for Innovation of Public Projects

Camila Marques de Lima, Flávio de São Pedro Filho, Elca Pereira da Silva, Tiago Garcia Araujo, Francisco Alexandre Bellinassi Paim


Knowledge is an important organizational asset and it is essential to ensure efficient performance and competitiveness. Knowledge Management (KM) appears, therefore, as an important tool to guarantee the identification, absorption, creation, sharing and application of organizational knowledge. Innovation is seen as the creation or improvement of methods, practices, technology, product or service. In this scenario, this research had as a general objective to carry out a study of the conceptual foundations of Knowledge Management which are valid for innovation in public projects and as specific objectives to carry out a theoretical-conceptual survey on Knowledge Management, characterize the relationship between Knowledge Management and innovation and point out the valid indications in this study that support the innovation of public projects. The question to be answered was: How can Knowledge Management be used to support innovation in public projects? This research was elaborated through the Content Analysis Method and presented, as a result, the conclusion that the KM process as a whole has practices that aim to create in an organizational environment conducive to the emergence of innovative thinking encouraging the sharing of knowledge and experiences, the search for solutions and making individuals better qualified.

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International Journal of Business Administration
ISSN 1923-4007(Print) ISSN 1923-4015(Online)


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