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ERIC Number: EJ1200469
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2019
Pages: 17
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-0307-5079
The Effect of Knowledge Sharing on the Psychological Empowerment in Higher Education Mediated by Organizational Memory
Feiz, Davood; Dehghani Soltani, Mahdi; Farsizadeh, Hossein
Studies in Higher Education, v44 n1 p3-19 2019
The purpose of current research is to study the effect of knowledge sharing on the psychological empowerment of faculty members considering the intermediary (mediating) role of organizational memory in Semnan University. To study research variables, three standard questionnaires were distributed among 334 faculty members of the studied sample. Structural equation modeling has been used to test the hypotheses. Results show a meaningful effect between knowledge sharing and empowerment. They also show that organizational memory plays an intermediary role in affecting knowledge sharing over empowerment of faculty members. The important message for Semnan University is creation of strong cultural academic in accepting organizational memory and participating in the process of its creation and its implantation in forms of systems that facilitates the process of sharing knowledge by faculty members. Also, the empirical findings of this study will develop the literature on knowledge sharing, empowerment and organizational memory in higher education institutions.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Iran