Document Type : Original Article


1 Assistant Professor, Management Department,, Faculty of Humanities, Kherad Institute of Higher education, Bushehr, Iran

2 Associate Professor, Business Management Department, Business and Economics school, Persian Gulf University, Bushehr, Iran

3 Associate Professor, Public Administration, Faculty of Management and Economic, University of Sistan and Baluchestan, Zahedan, Iran


Today, knowledge management has become one of the most important categories in developing countries. The oil industry is one of the most important industries in our country. The role of knowledge transfer in all its affairs has been important, and it can use its strategic alliance to create, acquire, share and apply knowledge; therefore, in this research we have attempted to examine the role of knowledge management as a motivation to enter the technological strategic alliance. In this research, after studying the literature and using the library method, a preliminary study of the subject is considered; subsequently, using the qualitative approach and interviewing experts, extraction of concepts and categories affecting knowledge management as a motivation to enter the alliances has been addressed. One of the important categories in this regard is the creation of knowledge that has resulted from the concepts of knowledge recognition and knowledge creation. Another identified category is the acquisition of knowledge derived from the concepts of knowledge gathering and knowledge organization. The third identified category for knowledge management is knowledge sharing, which includes the concepts of publishing Knowledge and adapting knowledge. Finally, there is applying knowledge, which is derived from the concept of the use of knowledge.


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