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Inter-Agencies Knowledge Sharing Factors in Flood Management


  • Information Systems Department, Faculty of Computing, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, UTM Skudai, 81310, Johor, Malaysia


Objectives: The objective of this paper is to uncover the inter-agencies knowledge sharing factors in flood management that support knowledge management activities among related agencies. Methods/Statistical Analysis: This paper engages content analysis technique based on three perspectives namely technological; organizational and managerial; and political and policies. Cohen’s kappa inter-rater was engaged to validate data gathered from semi-structured interview sessions with 19 senior officers involved in Malaysian flood management. Findings: This paper discovers a total of twelve (including three new) influencing factors for inter-agencies knowledge sharing. Application/Improvements: The results highlight the influencing factors for inter-agencies knowledge sharing for flood management domain and provide further research direction.


Content Analysis, Flood Management, Inter-Agencies, Knowledge Sharing, Qualitative Research.

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