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Table 3 Critical barriers to effective implementation of knowledge management technology related to organization factors

From: Investigate knowledge management technology implementation for supporting decision making in Ethiopian health sectors

Main barriers Specific barriers
Human resources management -  Lack of skill in the full profession
-  Lack of awareness of KM technology provisions
-  Absence of employee training
-  Absence of employee motivation
-  Absence of employee empowerment
-  Employees resistance to transfer knowledge
Organization structure and culture -  Poor management support
-  Poor organizational structures
-  Lack of leadership
-  Poor organizational culture
-  Insufficient planning
-  Lack of well-formulated strategy and policy
Finance -  Limited financial support for professional development
-  The poor financial investment of the organization
-  Security concerns
-  Insufficient IT investment