Knowledge retention in a platinum mine in the North West Province of South Africa
作者: Salmon MakhubelaMpho Ngoepe
作者单位: 1Department of Information Science, University of South Africa
刊名: SA Journal of Information Management, 2018, Vol.20 (1), pp.e1-e8
来源数据库: African Online Scientific Information System PTY Ltd
DOI: 10.4102/sajim.v20i1.905
关键词: Knowledge retentionKnowledge managementKnowledge transferPlatinum mineSouth Africa
原始语种摘要: Background: Knowledge retention plays an important role in combating organisational knowledge loss. However, some organisations, including mining companies, still lose organisational knowledge because of employees’ retiring, resigning, downsizing, attrition and so on. This leaves the organisations with a shortage of qualified senior experienced employees to meet production needs, which has a negative impact on the running of the operational functions on a day-to-day basis.Objectives: The purpose of this study was to investigate knowledge retention strategies in a platinum mine in the North West Province of South Africa.Method: The study used qualitative research approach. Data were collected through semi-structured interviews and document analysis.Results: The key findings of the study...
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关键词翻译
关键词翻译
  • retention 保留
  • knowledge 知识
  • Africa 非洲
  • policy 政策
  • platinum 
  • retiring 退职的
  • attrition 磨损
  • management 管理
  • organisation 组织
  • operational 运算的