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The Components of Knowledge Management in Community Hospital Administration under Office of Permanent Secretary of Ministry of Public Health
The objectives of this research were to determine the components and to test the validity of the structure equation model of knowledge management in community hospital administration with the empirical data. The sample consisted of 2 groups, the first one was 300 samples, and second one was 327 samples. The proportional sampling was applied. The instruments employed in this research were questionnaires with 5 point scales. The results of this research found that: first, the components of knowledge management in community hospitals administration were: 1) Knowledge management, 2) Technology, 3) Initiating structure leadership, 4) Visionary leadership, 5) Team, 6) Culture 7) Evaluation knowledge management. Second, the structural validity test of the structure equation model of knowledge management with the empirical data indicated that the model was significantly consistent with empirical data with GFI= .904 AGFI= .877 CFI= .944 CMIN/DF = 1.078 and RMSEA = .015. The results suggested that administrators in community hospital administration should apply the results of this research to develop the process of knowledge management in knowledge management for quality community hospitals.