American International Journal of Social Science

ISSN 2325-4149(Print), ISSN 2325-4165(Online) DIO: 10.30845/aijss

Impact of Knowledge Management on Teachers’ Functional Performance in Secondary Schools in Rivers State, Nigeria
Dr. Ohia Adanma Ngozi

The study examined the impact of knowledge management by way of knowledge creation and knowledge transfer on the functional performance of teachers in public secondary schools in Rivers State. Three research questions and three hypotheses guided the study. The sample was 1,210 (14.8%) teachers from 100 (40.5%) public secondary schools got using stratified random sampling technique. Data were collected using a researcher-structured instrument titled “Knowledge Management and Teachers’ Functional Performance Scale, (KMTFPS)”. The instrument was validated and has a reliability index of 0.75 got using test-retest method and calculated using Pearson’s Product Moment Correlation. The findings include that knowledge transfer can enhance teachers’ functional performance through, for instance, assisting teachers in proper planning of classroom instructions. The study concluded that encouraging team performance and knowledge sharing will engender the teachers’ functional performance.

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