Knowledge Management: (Potential) Future Research Directions

  • Donald Hislop
  • Peter A. Murray
  • Anup Shrestha
  • Jawad Syed
  • Yusra Mouzughi


At the conclusion of this Handbook, it is useful to make some overarching comments regarding potential future research directions for the field of knowledge management. Doing so is always a subjective process, being shaped by the insights, experiences and perceptions of the person undertaking such an analysis. Thus, what is outlined here is not intended to be an objective analysis of likely future trends in the field of knowledge management. Instead, it represents our perceptions of what we regard as important issues and topics that could facilitate the development of the field. The remainder of the chapter is structured around these themes.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Donald Hislop
    • 1
  • Peter A. Murray
    • 2
  • Anup Shrestha
    • 2
  • Jawad Syed
    • 3
  • Yusra Mouzughi
    • 4
  1. 1.School of Business and EconomicsLoughborough UniversityLoughboroughUK
  2. 2.School of Management and Enterprise, Faculty of Business, Education, Law and the ArtsUniversity of Southern QueenslandToowoombaAustralia
  3. 3.Suleman Dawood School of BusinessLahore University of Management SciencesLahorePakistan
  4. 4.Muscat UniversityMuscatOman

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