Exploring the determinants of knowledge sharing via employee weblogs

Papadopoulos, Thanos, Stamati, Teta and Nopparuch, Pawit (2013) Exploring the determinants of knowledge sharing via employee weblogs. International Journal of Information Management, 33 (1). pp. 133-146. ISSN 0268-4012

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Abstract

Weblogs have been used by organisations as both a communication means and a knowledge sharing tool. Traditionally, research has explored the use of weblogs and virtual communities for knowledge sharing. Nevertheless, relatively little has been published focusing on the factors that influence the intention to share knowledge in employee weblogs. This paper aims to address this gap based on a survey of 175 respondents. The results indicate that self-efficacy, perceived enjoyment, certain personal outcome expectations, and individual attitudes towards knowledge sharing are positively related to the intention of knowledge sharing in employee weblogs.

Item Type: Article
Keywords: Employee weblogs; Knowledge sharing; Self-efficacy; Perceived enjoyment
Schools and Departments: School of Business, Management and Economics > Business and Management
Subjects: H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
Depositing User: Catrina Hey
Date Deposited: 09 Sep 2013 16:06
Last Modified: 09 Sep 2013 16:06
URI: http://sro.sussex.ac.uk/id/eprint/45229
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