Yi-Mei Huang

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School of Management
College of Business

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Thesis Title
The influence of personal knowledge management on individual decision making in healthcare medical treatment

Research Description
The central research question is: In what ways can personal knowledge management (PKM) help individual consumer decision-making in deciding on healthcare medical treatment? To address this research question, a qualitative methodology has been chosen for this study. A framework for a PKM and decision-making training program format has been developed based on methods developed in action learning, with data collection and analysis based on grounded theory approaches.

Research Importance
This paper creates a foundation for future studies relating to the field of education and training through a lens of Personal Knowledge Management.

Research Benefit
This study is expected to help the healthcare industries better understand the process of consumer decision making. As well as to provide a practical training program for individuals when confronting health- related decisions in an information-rich environment.

Personal Description
I am from Taiwan. I chose this university as it has a great reputation and is well known throughout New Zealand. I want to be an academic when I finish my PhD.

Supervisors
A/Pro David Pauleen
Dr Shane Scahill
Dr Nazim Taskin

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