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The International Journal of Management Science and Information Technology (IJMSIT)


The international journal of management Science and information technology (IJMSIT) is a refereed journal and publishes high-quality theoretical and empirical papers in the areas of management science and information technology. This journal reports the impact of information technologies on the managerial and organizational topics. IJMSIT develops a comprehensive and theoretical framework by using a multidisciplinary approach to management and information technology for researchers and practitioners.


Editor-in-chief: J. J. Ferreira, University of Beira Interior, Portugal, Email:
Published: Quarterly
Copyright: 2012, North American Institute of Science and Information Technology (NAISIT)
ISSN: ISSN 1923-0265 (Print) - ISSN 1923-0273 (Online) - ISSN 1923-0281 (CD-ROM)

The Role Played by Knowledge Intensive Business Services in Knowledge Economy
2 : Issue 2 - (Oct-Dec 2011) ( 2011-10 )


Knowledge is now perceived as the basic core of organizations, is becoming more a role in the recognition and capitalization of entrepreneurial opportunities. A growing number of researches have been show knowledge as basis for creation of new organizations. This study aims to evidence the role played by knowledge intensive businesses services (KIBS) today and to highlight their new faces and challenges for 21st century. More specifically, it highlights how several critical factors are involved in development of competitive and innovative system. We argue that the contribution of these organizations on economic development is not a simple process, and to recognize the specific characteristics of KIBS and linking them within a specific context will be an important step.

Author(s): João J. Ferreira - Portugal - University of Beira
Keywords: Knowledge organizations; intensive knowledge; KIBS; service sector; Innovation.
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