Competency-based human resources management and knowledge management

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Elizabeth del Carmen Velásquez Fuentes, García‐Rubio Maite, Tito Felipe González Manrique de Lara, Aida Luz Vargas Lugo, Luis Soto Soto, Claudia Emilia Cárdenas Mendiola, Rubén Jaime Huancapaza Cora


A documentary review was carried out on the production and publication of research papers related to the study of the variable Human Resources Management by Competence and Knowledge Management in Latin America. The purpose of the bibliometric analysis proposed in this document is to know the main characteristics of the volume of publications registered in Scopus database during the period 2016-2021 in Latin American countries, achieving the identification of 297 publications. The information provided by said platform was organized by means of graphs and figures categorizing the information by Year of Publication, Country of Origin, Area of Knowledge and Type of Publication. Once these characteristics were described, the position of different authors regarding the proposed topic was referenced by means of a qualitative analysis. Among the main findings of this research, it is found that Brazil, with 146 publications, is the Latin American country with the highest production. The area of knowledge that made the greatest contribution to the construction of bibliographic material referring to the study of human resources management by competency and knowledge management was medicine with 136 published documents, and the type of publication that was most used during the period mentioned above was the journal article, which represents 76% of the total scientific production.

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