The dissertation was titled “The Role of Knowledge Management Against Changes in Business Models in the Oil and Gas Technical Service Industry”. This dissertation study examines the relationship of knowledge management to resource orchestration by considering the cognitive aspects of managers and assessing whether together they will encourage the formation of business model change capabilities.
To understand the phenomenon of business strategy in the knowledge-intensive industry with high uncertainty represented by the oil and gas technical service industry in Indonesia. This research is exploratory, predictive oriented towards the constructs studied and carried out to develop theories. Resource-Based View, Market-Based View, Knowledge-Based View as well as the perspective of Organizational Theory behavior with an emphasis on cognitive aspects and business models as a system of activities.
This study uses data from 50 analysis units of companies and oil and gas technical service business units in Indonesia and through the Partial Least Square analysis method proves that managers’ cognitive capabilities act as a full mediation of the relationship between the influence of knowledge management and resource orchestration which will further encourage the formation of change capabilities business model.
This research also develops cognitive aspects of knowledge structure with cognitive business models, as well as gaining an understanding of capabilities that are realized through a series of activities to realize sustainable business performance. There is also evidence that the perception of uncertainty in the business environment influences changes in business models and the activities that recognize the drivers of change affect the orchestration of resources.
Writing a dissertation while working, Edi had difficulty dividing time and work. “On the other hand, I have to meet the demands of work that requires me to go abroad a lot. When I go out, I focus on working (my dissertation) in a hotel room. What was a threat became an opportunity. So, the blessing in disguise.
Another challenge is to change the practical pattern into a management pattern, but the promoter and friends of the class strengthen it until it can finally finish. “Maybe I’m a bit of a doctoral student whose master is not from a management background. My bachelor’s and masters are very technical. I also work in the technic industry and indeed to change the technical mindset into practice. To be honest, it’s an extraordinary challenge and makes me tired. At my office is technical, here (campus) studying management, ”
Thus, the Leadership Council of the open session of doctoral promotion decided, Edi Hamdi was declared to graduate with the title of Very Satisfactory and succeeded in obtaining his 279th Doctorate in Strategic Management. Congratulations to Dr. Edi Hamdi! (Des)