Knowledge Management, Market Orientation, Innovativeness and Organizational Outcomes: A Study in Companies Installed in Brazil
This article examines the relationships between knowledge management, market orientation, innovativeness and organizational outcomes. The research was conducted from a survey of 241 executives from companies in Brazil. The evidence found indicated that knowledge management contributes directly to the market orientation, but requires a clearly defined strategic direction to achieve outcomes and innovativeness. It was also concluded that knowledge, as a resource, has affect on other enterprise's resources, and it needs a direction to organizational goals in order to be effective.
Knowledge Management; Market Orientation; Innovativeness; Organizational Outcomes