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Differences in sharing knowledge interpersonally and via databases: The role of evaluation apprehension and perceived benefits

Bordia, Prashant; Irmer, Bernd; Abusah, David


Knowledge sharing is an essential component of effective knowledge management. However, evaluation apprehension, or the fear that your work may be critiqued, can inhibit knowledge sharing. Using the general framework of social exchange theory, we examined the effects of evaluation apprehension and perceived benefit of knowledge sharing (such as enhanced reputation) on employees' knowledge sharing intentions in two contexts: interpersonal (i.e., by direct contact between two employees) and...[Show more]

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Date published: 2006
Type: Journal article
Source: European Journal of Work and Organizational Psychology
DOI: 10.1080/13594320500417784


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