Exploring knowledge management perspectives in smart city research: a review and future research agenda

Israilidis, J. ORCID: 0000-0003-3078-2835, Odusanya, K. ORCID: 0000-0003-1926-8456 and Mazhar, M.U. ORCID: 0000-0003-2749-6408, 2021. Exploring knowledge management perspectives in smart city research: a review and future research agenda. International Journal of Information Management, 56: 101989. ISSN 0268-4012

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There is a growing body of literature calling for work on the emerging role of smart cities as information hubs and knowledge repositories. This article reviews the existing smart city literature and integrates knowledge management perspectives to provide an overview of future research directions. By demonstrating the multi-stakeholder relationships involved in smart city development, it takes a crucial step towards looking into the role of knowledge management in future smart city research. Eighty-two peer-reviewed publications were analyzed covering smart city studies in various research domains. The systematic review identifies five different themes: strategy and vision, frameworks, enablers and inhibitors, citizen participation, and benefits. These themes form the basis for developing a future research agenda focused on knowledge sharing and co-learning among cities via three research directions: socio-technical approaches, knowledge sharing perspectives and organizational learning capabilities. The paper also proposes a series of knowledge-driven policy recommendations to contribute towards the UN Sustainable Development Goals.

Item Type: Journal article
Publication Title: International Journal of Information Management
Creators: Israilidis, J., Odusanya, K. and Mazhar, M.U.
Publisher: Pergamon Press
Date: February 2021
Volume: 56
ISSN: 0268-4012
S0268401219302245Publisher Item Identifier
Divisions: Schools > Nottingham Business School
Record created by: Jonathan Gallacher
Date Added: 16 Sep 2019 07:50
Last Modified: 22 Jul 2021 07:55
URI: https://irep.ntu.ac.uk/id/eprint/37661

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