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Eslami Eshlaghi L, Khamseh A. The Impact of Knowledge Management on the Innovation Performance in the Pharmaceutical Industry (Case Study: R & D Department Staff of Salamat Pharmaceutical Investment Holding). payavard. 2019; 13 (1) :34-44
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1- Master of Sciences in Executive Management, Faculty of Management and Accounting, Islamic Azad University, Karaj Branch, Iran
2- Assistant Professor, Industrial Management Department, School of Management and Accounting, Islamic Azad University, Karaj Branch, Iran , Abbas.khamseh@kiau.ac.ir
Abstract:   (606 Views)
Background and Aim: The present study was conducted to investigate the effect of knowledge management on innovation performance in the pharmaceutical industry, which leads to a sustainable competitive advantage. The purpose of this study was to determine the effect of knowledge management on innovation performance in Salamat pharmaceutical investment holding.   
Materials and Methods:
This study is a descriptive-survey applied in terms of data collection method, The statistical population of this research included all the experts and managers of the Salamat Holding Research and Development Unit located in Tehran in the first half of the year 2018. Data were collected through a census, and tools used in this study consisted of standard questionnaire of innovation performance, knowledge management and dynamic capabilities of knowledge management. Data analysis was done by using SPSS and SMART PLS software.         
Results: The results indicate that R & D, product innovation, process innovation and organization size have a significant correlation with innovation performance, which with R2=0.98 have been able to predict the behavior of the variable of innovation performance. R & D with ß=0.466 has the most positive impact on innovation performance. But the hypothesis about the significant effect of knowledge management on innovation performance and, consequently, the moderating effect of KMdynamic capabilities on knowledge management relationships on innovation performance was not valid.
Conclusion: Considering the results of this study, Thinking about the transformation of traditional business methods into new forms and the provision of a behavioral and cultural context in the implementation of knowledge management is significant.             
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: Hospital Managment
ePublished: 2019/05/5

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