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Understanding Knowledge Reuse Process: A case study in a production maintenance organization


Koteshwar Chirumalla, Aditya Parida

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IUP Journal of Computer Sciences


Many firms constantly strive for reusing existing knowledge to be better at learning from their mistakes and successes. Despite its importance, firms are yet to see the benefits from such initiatives, especially at the individual level. The purpose of this paper, therefore, is to investigate and discuss the individual knowledge reuse process in a large manufacturing company. Based on a case study in a production maintenance organization, the paper describes different steps of knowledge reuse process. Further, several issues related to different stages of knowledge reuse process are discussed. Finally, the paper summarizes the contributions and concludes with the future research directions.


author = {Koteshwar Chirumalla and Aditya Parida},
title = {Understanding Knowledge Reuse Process: A case study in a production maintenance organization},
volume = {10},
number = {1/2},
pages = {25--42},
month = {January},
year = {2016},
journal = {IUP Journal of Computer Sciences},
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