THE EFFECT OF ORGANIZATIONAL CULTURE ON KNOWLEDGE SHARING INTENTIONS AMONG INFORMATION SYSTEM PROFESSIONALS

Jin-Shiang Huang

Abstract

On knowledge management discipline, little empirical research has been carried out to verify the differences of knowledge sharing among individuals within different organizational settings. In the current study, theory of Competing Value Approach (CVA) and knowledge classification structures from existing literature are applied to conduct a conceptual framework to explore knowledge sharing intentions of different knowledge categories for information system professionals from firms that exhibit various strengths on distinct cultural dimensions. The hypothesized model is tested by Pearson correlation analysis and canonical analysis with data from 172 full time workers of various job titles engaged in system development and maintenance projects of different firms in Taiwan. Findings support the notion that knowledge sharing intentions of information system professionals under distinct cultural types are quite different. Evidences also show that, given the same organizational culture, the observed sharing intentions of various knowledge categories are of equal level.

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Huang J. (2005). THE EFFECT OF ORGANIZATIONAL CULTURE ON KNOWLEDGE SHARING INTENTIONS AMONG INFORMATION SYSTEM PROFESSIONALS . In Proceedings of the First International Conference on Web Information Systems and Technologies - Volume 1: WEBIST, ISBN 972-8865-20-1, pages 419-424. DOI: 10.5220/0001229004190424


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@conference{webist05,
author={Jin-Shiang Huang},
title={THE EFFECT OF ORGANIZATIONAL CULTURE ON KNOWLEDGE SHARING INTENTIONS AMONG INFORMATION SYSTEM PROFESSIONALS},
booktitle={Proceedings of the First International Conference on Web Information Systems and Technologies - Volume 1: WEBIST,},
year={2005},
pages={419-424},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0001229004190424},
isbn={972-8865-20-1},
}


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TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the First International Conference on Web Information Systems and Technologies - Volume 1: WEBIST,
TI - THE EFFECT OF ORGANIZATIONAL CULTURE ON KNOWLEDGE SHARING INTENTIONS AMONG INFORMATION SYSTEM PROFESSIONALS
SN - 972-8865-20-1
AU - Huang J.
PY - 2005
SP - 419
EP - 424
DO - 10.5220/0001229004190424