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Building a Knowledge Based Business School


Keong, OC and Willett, RJ and Yap, KL, Building a Knowledge Based Business School, Education and Training, 43, (4-5) pp. 268-74. ISSN 0040-0912 (2001) [Refereed Article]

DOI: doi:10.1108/00400910110399265


This is a case study of Taylorís Business School, Taylorís College in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, which is a pioneer in developing a business school as a knowledge organisation following the principles of knowledge management in the context of a developing knowledge economy. Describes the management structure and processes adopted by the college to deliver a curriculum educating students in knowledge management for a knowledge economy. This reflects a policy initiative of the Malaysian government which has embraced a knowledge economy in which soft technology and knowledge replace capital and energy. The philosophy of Taylorís Business School is to produce graduates with professional and industry relevant skills to meet the demands of the knowledge economy.

Item Details

Item Type:Refereed Article
Research Division:Education
Research Group:Specialist studies in education
Research Field:Educational administration, management and leadership
Objective Division:Education and Training
Objective Group:Teaching and curriculum
Objective Field:Teaching and instruction technologies
UTAS Author:Willett, RJ (Professor Roger Willett)
ID Code:100527
Year Published:2001
Deposited By:TSBE
Deposited On:2015-05-19
Last Modified:2015-05-19

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