Quality knowledge in regional economic communities : applying the KMDL to a case study in COMESA

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Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University
ENGLISH ABSTRACT: thesis covers the following chapters Chapter 1: The Question of Knowledge in a Regional Economic Community This chapter focuses on the research objective, the problem and also includes the detailed research approach. Chapter 2: Theoretical Considerations and the KMDL The focus in this chapter is on an introduction and discussion of the theoretical tools and concepts guiding the research. Chapter 3: The Case Analysis This chapter focuses on modelling of knowledge flows through the application of the KMDL theoretical construct. It results in the generation of a knowledge flow model. Chapter 4: Presentation and Discussion of the Findings This chapter focuses on the presentation and discussion of the findings of the case analysis supported by the theoretical and related concepts of quality knowledge. Chapter 5: Aspects of the Quality Knowledge Gap This is the final chapter of the thesis; it presents the findings, makes recommendations and concludes the study.
AFRIKAANS OPSOMMING: Hierdie tesis benut die KMDL model om die gevallestudie van COMESA te ondersoek met die doel om te bepaal tot watter mate daar kennisgapings in die organisasie voorkom en hoe dit beter bestuur kan word.
Thesis (MPhil)--Stellenbosch University, 2016.
Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa, Knowledge Modelling and Descriptive Language, Knowledge management -- Case studies, Quality control, UCTD, COMESA, KMDL