Indian Journal of Science and Technology
Year: 2016, Volume: 9, Issue: 34, Pages: 1-13
Nur Syufiza Ahmad Shukor*, Azizah Abdul Rahman and Noorminshah A. Iahad
Information Systems Department, Faculty of Computing, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, UTM Skudai, 81310, Johor, Malaysia; [email protected]
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Nur Syufiza Ahmad Shukor
Information Systems Department
Objectives: The objective of this paper is to uncover the inter-agencies knowledge sharing factors in flood management that support knowledge management activities among related agencies. Methods/Statistical Analysis: This paper engages content analysis technique based on three perspectives namely technological; organizational and managerial; and political and policies. Cohen’s kappa inter-rater was engaged to validate data gathered from semi-structured interview sessions with 19 senior officers involved in Malaysian flood management. Findings: This paper discovers a total of twelve (including three new) influencing factors for inter-agencies knowledge sharing. Application/Improvements: The results highlight the influencing factors for inter-agencies knowledge sharing for flood management domain and provide further research direction.
Keywords: Content Analysis, Flood Management, Inter-Agencies, Knowledge Sharing, Qualitative Research
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