THE INFLUENCE OF INDIVIDUAL KNOWLEDGE AND WORK TEAM DEVELOPMENT TO THE MANUFACTURING COMPANY PERFORMANCE OF IN EAST JAVA

Widjojo Suprapto




Abstract


Individual knowledge is the fundamental human capital to contribute to the greatness of the company.
The personal capability and competence should be dispersed to other individuals within the organization to
form a work team that is reliable and motivated so that each individual can easily do the work
communication. As a result, it gives an impact on the flexibility of working people and eventually can
improve the company performance. The data are collected by questionnaires that are distributed to 90
industrial practitioners, with the 86 completed data that can be further processed. The result of this study
states that the individual knowledge influences strongly on the development of the competent work team, and
enhances the collaboration and communication process. The development of the work teams in the company
affects the collaboration, communication, and effectiveness of the work teams. Finally, the cooperation and
communication in the work place and the effectiveness of the work teams together improve the company
performance.


Keywords


Individual knowledge, work team development, work flexibility effectiveness, and company performance.

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