Analyzing and comparing the concepts of knowledge strategy and knowledge management strategy from a research perspective

Document Type : Original research


university of Tehran


Given the difference between knowledge strategy and knowledge management strategy the aim of the present study is to analyze and compare knowledge strategy and knowledge management strategy researches. The present study is a descriptive-scientific approach that uses co-word and social network analysis techniques. The research community is the scientific studies of the knowledge strategy and knowledge management strategy in the WOS. Histcite, Excel, and Gephi softwares were used to analyze the data and VOS to draw the maps. The United States and China have the highest productions in the areas of knowledge strategy and knowledge management strategy. Bratiano and Birli have the highest productions and citations in the field of knowledge strategy, and Hansen, Neuchrea and Tierney have the highest productions and citations in the field of knowledge management strategy. The business economy has contributed the most to the production of works in both fields. Padua University has the largest participation in both fields. The vocabulary of the knowledge strategy constitutes 5 clusters and the knowledge management strategy constitutes 8 clusters. There are 534 common keywords in the thematic clusters of these two areas. The growth trend of scientific products of two fields is ascending and more products and citations in the field of knowledge management strategy show more attention of researchers to this field. The field of information science has more participation in research works of knowledge strategy than the field of computer science.


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