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Towards an understanding of the effect of core self-evaluations and knowledge sharing behaviour

Yaakub, Khairul Bahiyah and Shaari, Roziana and Panatik, Siti Aisyah and Abdul Rahman, Abdul Rahman (2013) Towards an understanding of the effect of core self-evaluations and knowledge sharing behaviour. International Journal of Applied Psychology, 3 (1). pp. 13-18. ISSN 2168-5029

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Abstract

The journey to inculcate and establish knowledge sharing behaviour in organizations remains incomplete. Across all of the studies on knowledge sharing, behaviour stood out as a significant variable. Knowledge sharing behaviour among individuals were assumed to be influenced by personality trait. This paper reviews previous studies in order to provide a framework for understanding on how personality trait, specifically core self-evaluation influence knowledge sharing behavior. Personality has been found to be useful in predicting behavioural outcomes in knowledge sharing. Therefore, this study aims to discuss the effect of core self-evaluations on knowledge sharing behavior. Additionally, this study also discusses the role of evaluation apprehension as a mediator in the relationship between core self-evaluation and knowledge sharing behavior among employees. The paper concludes with a general discussion of the future research directions and practical implications of knowledge sharing research, especially to the librarian academics.

Item Type:Article
Subjects:H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor > HD28 Management. Industrial Management
Divisions:Management
ID Code:40851
Deposited By: Liza Porijo
Deposited On:20 Aug 2014 16:15
Last Modified:14 Aug 2017 16:56

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