TITLE

Understanding the Knowledge-Sharing Challenge: Is a "Bottleneck" Perspective the Answer?

AUTHOR(S)
Brennan, Linda L.
PUB. DATE
August 2008
SOURCE
Academy of Management Perspectives;Aug2008, Vol. 22 Issue 3, p112
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the results of a research paper published in a 2007 issue of the "Journal of Operations Management," by Enno Siemsen, Aleda Roth and Sridhar Balasubramanian, titled "How motivation, opportunity, and ability drive knowledge sharing: The constraining factor model." The study, which surveyed employees at four different firms, investigated the degree to which the factors of motivation, opportunity or ability affected people's knowledge-sharing behavior in the workplace. The results indicated that a lack of any one factor could block the other two.
ACCESSION #
34588000

 

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