Kingdom of Saudi Arabia Ministry of Education Saudi Electronic University المملكة العربية

Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

Ministry of Education

Saudi Electronic University

المملكة العربية السعودية

وزارة التعليم

الجامعة السعودية الإلكترونية

College of Administrative and Financial Sciences

Assignment 1 MGT403 (1st Term 2021-2022)

Deadline: 23/10/2021 @ 23:59

(To be posted/released to students on BB anytime in Week 4)

Course Name: Knowledge Management

Student’s Name:

Course Code: MGT-403

Student’s ID Number:

Semester: 1st


Academic Year: 1442/1443 H, 1st Term

For Instructor’s Use only

Instructor’s Name: Dr. Mir Shahid Satar

Students’ Grade: /5

Level of Marks: High/Middle/Low


This assignment is an individual assignment.

Due date for Assignment 1 is by the end of Week 7 (23/10/2021)

The Assignment must be submitted only in WORD format via allocated folder.

Assignments submitted through email will not be accepted.

Students are advised to make their work clear and well presented, marks may be reduced for poor presentation. This includes filling your information on the cover page.

Students must mention question number clearly in their answer.

Late submission will NOT be accepted.

Avoid plagiarism, the work should be in your own words, copying from students or other resources without proper referencing will result in ZERO marks. No exceptions.

All answered must be typed using Times New Roman (size 12, double-spaced) font. No pictures containing text will be accepted and will be considered plagiarism).

Submissions without this cover page will NOT be accepted.

Assignment Purposes/Learning Outcomes:

After completion of Assignment-1 students will be able to understand the

LO 1.1: Recognize the overall knowledge management processes, concepts, goals and strategies within the context of organization.

LO 1.2: Describe how valuable individual, group and organizational knowledge is managed throughout the knowledge management cycle.

Assignment Questions: (05 Marks)

This Assignment is a report-based assignment.

The Assignment structure is as follows:

Introduction: (2 Marks)

The introduction part must clearly highlight the history of knowledge management. (Provide minimum 3 references to support your answer.)

Highlight the role of Knowledge management in present day organisations.

Knowledge management cycle: ( 3 Marks)

Highlight the role of Knowledge management cycle for the development of organisations in a sustainable way.

Briefly describe the concepts of Data, Information and Knowledge.

Briefly describe the various types of Knowledge management cycles.

(Support each part of the assignment with Proper references)