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LJI Business Management Journal
Volume. 8, Published on July 2017, Page 55

The knowledge management in medium-size Agricultural Company

The case of Mittaphab Development Agriculture Company Limited (MDA)

Salaksone Korasack1 & Bounlouane Douangngeune2


       In the New Economy characterized by properties such as globalization, intangibility, and inter-connectivity, business organization is required to face new challenges, especially the changing nature of competition coupled with the enhanced dynamism and complexity of the environment in which they operate. One of the current strategic philosophies assisting firms to develop strategic capabilities dealing with uncertainty is knowledge management (KM). Through the systematic acquisition, creation, sharing, and use of knowledge, organizations develop, renew and exploit their knowledge-based resources, thereby allowing them to be proactive and adaptable to external changes and attain competitive success in the future.

     The objectives of this research are to identify the current knowledge structure and management in MDA (as well as in the context of Laosamay Group) and to investigate and identify the optimal knowledge management system of MDA incorporating understanding and the needs of KM the team and employees of MDA by implementing an Experimental Case study.

     The study was divided into three parts according to the experimental process, the first part was marking understanding of knowledge Management to all employees in MDA’s Kapsone Farm and making a survey on the needs for KM, current problems, and current KM situation with the organization. The second part was the beginning of the experiment occurring within the organization. The third part was the last past, which was to check for the effectiveness of each activity that had been implemented by the experimental process, to find out the most optimal activities and practices for the creation of the knowledge Management System and for future development of the organization’s KM practice.          

2 Laos-japan Human Resource Development Institute, National University of Laos, Vientiane, Lao PDR

Cite this article as:

Salaksone Korasack & Bounlouane Douangngeune. (2017). The knowledge management in medium-size Agricultural Company -The case of Mittaphab Development Agriculture Company Limited (MDA). LJI Business Management Journal, 8, pp 55.