Higher education institutions, in the knowledge economy, have a significant role in encouraging
innovation and ultimately accelerating economic growth by the creation and transfer of
knowledge. This study concentrates on the construct of knowledge entrepreneurship in higher education
institutions of the public and private sectors in Pakistan. It highlights the competencies required to enhance
knowledge entrepreneurship in presence of an encouraging organizational climate. Using the dynamic capability
theory, this study theorizes the essential role of Personal, Professional and social competencies of faculty
members in Higher education institutions in creating and disseminating various forms of knowledge while the
organization maintains support, encouragement, leadership and the vision to accomplish the same. Implications
and areas for future research are highlighted for further expansion in literature.
1-Nida Kamal Senior Lecturer,Department of Business Studies,Bahria University, Islamabad, Pakistan.2-Bakhtiar Ali Professor,Department of Management Studies,Bahria University, Islamabad, Pakistan.3-Hina Samdani Senior Assistant Professor,Department of Business Studies,Bahria University, Islamabad, Pakistan.
Knowledge Entrepreneurship, Personal Competency, Professional Competency, Social Competency, Organizational Climate, Higher Education Institutions.