An empirical review on knowledge sharing model: objective, practice-based and mixed perspectives

Azizan, Anim Zalina and Wan Yusoff, Wan Fauziah and Ahmad, Abd Rahman (2013) An empirical review on knowledge sharing model: objective, practice-based and mixed perspectives. In: 2nd International Conference on Technology Management, Business and Entrepreneurship 2013 (ICTMBE 2013) , 4-5 December 2013, Melaka, Malaysia .



The purpose of this concept paper is to have a better understand on knowledge sharing literature in general and subsequently will focus on the process and the model of knowledge sharing. Knowledge or knowing is personal, and thus is impossible to totally disembody from people into a fully explicit form. Here, knowledge is culturally surrounded within the organization as it is never totally neutral and unbiased and to some extent; it is inseparable from the values of those who produced it. Learning, face-to-face communication, meetings, forums, knowledge sharing and mentoring systems are examples of socially constructed knowledge intensive organization activities. Since the practices-based epistemology conceptualizes knowledge as embodied in action, which is highly contextual and socially constructed, it is easy to sum-up this terminology into one concept called knowledge sharing. Indeed, knowledge sharing practices are always based on practices, for example, practices of interviewing, practices aimed at building commitment and practices of communication. Finally, knowledge sharing has been allocated in three different perspectives named objectives perspectives, practice-based perspectives and mixed perspectives (the later combining the two former perspectives).

Item Type:Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Uncontrolled Keywords:knowledge sharing; objectives perspectives; practice-based perspectives and mixed perspectives
Subjects:H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor > HD28 Management. Industrial Management
Divisions:Faculty of Technology Management and Business > Department of Technology Management
ID Code:5072
Deposited By:Normajihan Abd. Rahman
Deposited On:09 Jun 2014 17:00
Last Modified:21 Jan 2015 15:44

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