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Effect of personal factors toward knowledge sharing behavior

Mannan, A. A. and Shaari, R. and Bakri, N. (2017) Effect of personal factors toward knowledge sharing behavior. Man in India, 97 (17). pp. 327-334. ISSN 0025-1569

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The journey to inculcate and establish knowledge sharing behavior in organizations remains incomplete. Across all of the studies on knowledge sharing, behavior stood out as a significant variable. Knowledge sharing behavior among individuals were assumed to be influenced by personal factors. This study proposed altruism and perceived usefulness of social network as the main factors to motivate knowledge sharing behavior (KSB) among nurses. This study integrated theory of reason action and motivation factors. The study was conducted using a quantitative methods by questionnaire. Data were analyzed using computer software "Statistical Package for Social Science (SPSS)" for Windows version 16 and "Structural Equation Modeling (SEM)" version 18. The study shows that altruism and perceived usefulness of social network effected KSB. This study concludes with discussion of the practical implications of knowledge sharing behavior research, especially to the nurses.

Item Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:knowledge sharing behavior, perceived usefulness of social network, theory of reason action
Subjects:H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor > HD28 Management. Industrial Management
ID Code:81190
Deposited By: Narimah Nawil
Deposited On:24 Jul 2019 03:37
Last Modified:24 Jul 2019 03:37

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