Knowledge Management, Innovation and Big Data

Implications for Sustainability, Policy Making and Competitiveness

Edited by
December 2019
416 pages
  • ISBN978-3-03928-008-7 (Paperback)
  • ISBN978-3-03928-009-4 (PDF)

This book is a reprint of the Special Issue Knowledge Management, Innovation and Big Data: Implications for Sustainability, Policy Making and Competitiveness that was published in

Business & Economics
Environmental & Earth Sciences
Social Sciences, Arts & Humanities

The evolution of knowledge management theory and the special emphasis on human and social capital sets new challenges for knowledge-driven and technology-enabled innovation. Emerging technologies including big data and analytics have significant implications for sustainability, policy making, and competitiveness. This edited volume promotes scientific research into the potential contributions knowledge management can make to the new era of innovation and social inclusive economic growth. We are grateful to all the contributors of this edition for their intellectual work. The organization of the relevant debate is aligned around three pillars:



We elaborate on the new era of knowledge types and the emerging forms of social capital and their impact on technology-driven innovation. Topics include:

  • Social Networks
  • Smart Education
  • Social Capital
  • Corporate Innovation
  • Disruptive Innovation
  • Knowledge integration
  • Enhanced Decision-Making.



In this section, knowledge management and big data applications and systems are presented. Selective topic include:

  • Crowdsourcing Analysis
  • Natural Language Processing
  • Data Governance
  • Knowledge Extraction
  • Ontology Design Semantic Modeling


In the section, the debate on the impact of knowledge management and big data research to sustainability is promoted with integrative discussion of complementary social and technological factors including:

  • Big Social Networks on Sustainable Economic Development
  • Business Intelligence
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License and Copyright
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innovation capability; social capital; knowledge creation; human capital investment; training; education; communication; six sigma; structural equation model; leadership; innovation performance; knowledge sharing; social capital; project-based organization; citizen-scientist; climate change; crowdsourcing; MTurk; social networks; Twitter; social networks; big data; big data analysis; sustainable development; text mining; NLP; technological information; patent analysis; text structure; top management team; strategic decision-making; risk perception; knowledge creation process; process innovation capability; product innovation capability; sustainable competitive advantage; data governance; cloud computing; cloud data governance; taxonomy; systematic review; holistic; text feature extraction; patent analysis; hybrid neural networks; mechanical patent classification; international technological collaboration; IC manufacturing; patent association analysis; social network analysis; collaboration network; corporate sustainability; business intelligence; multi-dimensional data model; key performance indicators; knowledge assets; knowledge embeddedness; knowledge specificity; disruptive innovation; personalized business mode; technology acceptance model; user acceptance; data analysis; ontology design; knowledge management; heterogeneous architectures; Big Data; transformational training programs-TTP; quality orientation of employees-QOE; employee loyalty-EL; universities; Jordan; administrative file; administrative procedure; sustainability; open data; linked data; provenance; RDF; PROV-O; P-PLAN; big data; visualizing; intellectual structure; big data environment; co-citation network; collaboration network; sustainability; bibliometric; knowledge management; keywords analysis; intellectual structure; emerging trends; knowledge mapping; new ventures; internal social networks; absorptive capacity; innovation; big data; competitive advantage; disruptive innovation; human capital; innovation; knowledge management; sustainability; smart education; social networks; social media; conceptual maturity model; technology-enhanced learning process

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