International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Research Paper | Management | Iraq | Volume 6 Issue 12, December 2017

Knowledge Workers and their Role in Building Strategic Capabilities Analytical Research in the Faculties of University of Salaheddin / Erbil

Hadeel Kadhim Saeed [2] | Baraa Shawqi Al-Ani

Abstract: The current paper (research) is an attempt to focus the light on the role of knowledge workers (a statistically significant variable of influence) in building the strategic capabilities (as a responsive variable) and finding out about the reality of adopting these two concepts by the faculties of University of Salahaddin /Erbil in order to test both the correlation and the effect of those concepts as well as the existence or the non-existence of any statistically significant differences among the variables used in the research so that to be able to suggest a number of recommendations helpful in building strategic capabilities beneficial for the researched university. The point in conducting the research was to inspect the availability of knowledge workers dimensions and the role of those dimensions in building the desired strategic capabilities. The analytical descriptive method was used in conducting this paper which also focused on the academic leaderships of University of Salahaddin / Erbil (106 faculty members) including Deans, Assistant Deans and Heads of Faculties. Samples were collected from 97 participants (respondents) so that the research was able to reach a number of conclusions on top of which was the existence of statistically significant correlation between knowledge workers and strategic capabilities in addition to the moral influence of knowledge workers in building strategic capabilities which, in part, indicated that knowledge workers had enough intellectual and mental qualifications enabling them to be regarded as an essential resource to be used in building strategic capabilities. On top of the recommendations suggested was to provide an organizational environment to assist in nurturing and developing mindsets so that to support the role of knowledge workers, as well as to revise the financial incentives and honorary rewards currently adopted by the researched faculties

Keywords: Strategic Capabilities, Knowledge Workers

Edition: Volume 6 Issue 12, December 2017,

Pages: 34 - 40

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