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Using the technology acceptance model to investigate knowledge conversion in Thai public organisations

Charnkit, Puripat (2010) Using the technology acceptance model to investigate knowledge conversion in Thai public organisations. Other Degree thesis, Victoria University.

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Abstract

This dissertation investigated the relationship between knowledge conversion processes using the Technology Acceptance Model (TAM) in Thai governmental organisations. There are few studies concerned with the development of sharing and the conversion of knowledge, and none of the Thai public sector. Most Thai research studies are concerned with the development of knowledge management practices and how to use created knowledge in organisations. This study used the relationship between technology support and managing the conversion of knowledge to increase knowledge sharing in organisations. It also contributes to knowledge of technology usage and the conversion of existing knowledge process by applying the Technology Acceptance Model (TAM) to explain uptake and use of this technology. The main benefit of this research is that it is the first study available to the Thai Government on the issue of developing knowledge conversion processes by applying the Technology Acceptance Model. A better knowledge conversion procedure can improve the efficiency of Thai government departments.

Item Type: Thesis (Other Degree thesis)
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Doctor of Business Administration

Uncontrolled Keywords: technology acceptance model, TAM, Information and Communication Technology, ICT, knowledge management, KM, knowledge conversion, knowledge sharing, technology support, public organisations, governmental organisations, public sector, government departments, Thai, Thailand
Subjects: Faculty/School/Research Centre/Department > School of Management and Information Systems
FOR Classification > 1605 Policy and Administration
FOR Classification > 0806 Information Systems
Depositing User: VU Library
Date Deposited: 25 Aug 2011 00:00
Last Modified: 23 May 2013 16:47
URI: http://vuir.vu.edu.au/id/eprint/16104
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