International Journal of Business and Social Science

ISSN 2219-1933 (Print), 2219-6021 (Online) DOI: 10.30845/ijbss

Human Resource Management Practices as a Success Factor of Knowledge Management Implementation at Health Care Sector in Jordan
Sulieman Ibraheem Shelash Al-Hawary

The purpose of this paper is to the association between human resource management (HRM) practices and knowledge Management Implementation from the Jordanian Health Care Sector. The study uses qualitative methodology, a face to face survey was conducted to test the hypothesis, private hospitals were chosen in Jordan with their employees acting as respondents to survey, a sample includes 289employees of Jordanian private hospitals. The researcher finds that the order of importance of the HRM practices tested here is: Training and Development, compensation and reward, Performance Appraisal, and Recruitment and selection. The results also indicate that training and development, performance appraisal, compensation and reward, and recruitment and selection showed a positive impact with knowledge Management Implementation, as perceived by the employees in the Jordanian private hospitals. Managers and decision makers may put their efforts to effectively manage and leverage the knowledge and expertise embedded in individual minds which make them able to create more value and achieve superior competitive advantage. Recruitment and selection should be carefully designed to ensure validity and reliability in selecting the pro-knowledge employee.

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