Abstract—With arrival to knowledge economy and align with increasing in knowledge intensive organization, knowledge and intellectual capital become strategic assets of organizations. Today’s organizations are operating in dynamic business environments, so they must have new business model that is knowledge oriented and could support them in competitive environment. This trend leads increasing number of organizations that are engage in knowledge management (KM) to improve competitive advantage. This paper starts with reviewing the exiting knowledge management frameworks to selects a framework that consist several element of KM. Also we briefly describe business models based on our purpose. The aim of this study is to develop a business model based on elements of knowledge management framework. The suggested business model is useful for knowledge intensive organization; applying such a framework could be helpful in improving the competitive position in dynamic business environment.
Index Terms—Business model (BM), knowledge management (KM), framework, knowledge intensive organization.
Nastaran Hajiheydari is an Assistant Professor of University of Tehran, Tehran, Iran (e-mail: email@example.com).
Reyhaneh Dehghan Dehnavi is with Student of Business Management University of Ershad, Tehran, Iran (e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org).
Leili Habibi is a PhD candidate of Organizational Behaviour University of Tehran, Tehran, Iran (e-mail: email@example.com).
Cite: Nastaran Hajiheydari, Reyhaneh Dehghan Dehnavi, and Leili Habibi, "Business Model Framework for Knowledge Intensive Organizations," International Journal of Information and Electronics Engineering vol. 2, no. 5, pp. 720-724, 2012.