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Title Assessing Impacts of Organizational Factors on Knowledge Sharing Behavior in Iraqi Textile Industry
AuthorsAMAL GHALIB RASHID and ZAINAL ARIFFIN AHMAD
Abstract

This study aims investigating the theory of knowledge based view (KBV) how organizational factors (organizational culture, organizational trust and incentives) affect knowledge sharing behavior in the textile industry in Iraq. Based on KBV, the study employed quantitative approach in analyzing the hypotheses using Pearson Correlation and Structural Equation Modeling (SEM). The study proposes that there are positive effects of organizational factors in the context of knowledge sharing. A total of 399 questionnaires were distributed among the managers in the Iraqi textile industry. The response rate was about 91% corresponding to 361. The findings show that knowledge sharing behaviors in Iraqi textile industry are positively affected by organizational culture, organizational trust and incentives. Therefore, the result suggests that within public sector organizations such as the Iraqi textile manufactories, can affect knowledge sharing behavior. The study empirically contributes considerable theoretically on knowledge sharing in the public sector, especially in developing countries like Iraq. Key Words: Organizational Culture, Organizational Trust, Incentives, and Knowledge Sharing Behavior.

Pages 24-35
Volume 5
Issue 1
Part 1
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