DEVELOPMENT OF KNOWLEDGE MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS FOR LIBYAN INSTITUTES OF HIGHER LEARNING
Hamza Inbaya; Sellappan Palaniappan
Abstract: Knowledge Management System is an important innovation. Yet the Libyan Higher Institute of Learning sector lacks such a Knowledge Management System. Academic staff are not benefiting from collaboration among themselves and sharing of their professional perception. They are isolated in their lecture rooms or their faculties which discourages the development and sharing of knowledge practice among members of the academic. This study aims to explore developing a prototype application to determine their prospect for instructional staff networking, sharing, learning and managing knowledge in Libyan Institutes of Higher Learning. By making so practical contribution to higher education institutes in terms of offering a tool that enables the Higher Education institutes to plan KM systems acceptance both effectively and successfully and to improve performance, competitive advantage, and to enhance their work.
[ FULL TEXT PDF 1-6 ] DOI: 10.30566/ijo-bs/2020.16
IMPACT OF ORGANIZATIONAL CULTURE AND STRUCTURE ON THE PERFORMANCE OF WATER AND SEWERAGE COMPANY OF LIBYA
Fasal Amhmed A. Negriw; Dr. S. M. Ferdous Azam, Jacquline Tham
Abstract: The main problem of this paper is to find out the impact of organizational culture and structure on the performance of the Water and Sewerage Company of Libya. For that purpose, this paper proposes to use two independent variables, which are organizational culture and organizational structure, while the dependent variable is organizational performance. In this study, data were collected via a self-administered survey using a stratified random sampling method. The sampling frame is the official list published by the General organization for Water and Sanitation in Libya. The number of the population divided into nine branches and every branch includes many administrators: it indicates that 400 and questionnaires were distributed to branches of the General organization for Water and Sanitation in Libya. The total number of branches is nine, including 646 administrators. The total number of distributed survey questionnaires was 400. Of the 400 surveys, 314 questionnaires were returned, which represented approximately 78% response rate. This division is called a stratified sample which is the most probable sampling design because the stratification provides the researchers with more information with given sample size. The results of the study are shown in that Organizational Cultural has a significant and positive influence on Organizational Performance (OP). Also, Organizational Structure (OST) has a significant and positive influence on Organizational Performance (OP).
[ FULL TEXT PDF 1-10] DOI: 10.30566/ijo-bs/2020.15
THE INFLUENCE OF ATTITUDE AND SUBJECTIVE NORM ON INTENTION TO INVEST IN ISLAMIC BONDS [BONDS (SUKUK)]: A STUDY OF LIBYAN INVESTORS
Abdullah Mohammed Awn; Dr. S. M. Ferdous Azam
Abstract: Employing Theory of Reasoned Action (TRA), this paper is aimed to investigate factors influencing the intention of invest in Bonds (Sukuk) among the Libyan investors. Questionnaires, which include 39 items were distributed and collected from 291 respondents as a representatives of Bank’s customers in Tripoli, Sabha and Benghazi. The data collected were analyzed using PLS-SEM. The results obtained showed that, the attitude and subjective norm have a significant positive relationship with intention to invest in Bonds (Sukuk). Practically, the study has a lots of policy implications for Libyan Banks in terms of developing strategies, financing and marketing of Islamic banking products and can assist Libyan Banks integrate investment issues into strategic planning. The result of the study may equally be useful in countries with similar banking cultures like Libya. Socially the result will be useful to Libyan investors by assisting them to explore the advantage of the Bonds (Sukuk) as one of the most less risky and highly profitable Islamic financial products.
[ FULL TEXT PDF 1-7 ] DOI: 10.30566/ijo-bs/2020.14