The Effect of Geographical Proximity on Organizational Knowledge Sharing

The Effect of Geographical Proximity on Organizational Knowledge Sharing
۱۰th International Conference on Webometrics, Informetrics and Scientometrics & 15th COLLNET Meeting
Ilmenau
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چهارشنبه - ۱۲ شهريور ۱۳۹۳ تا شنبه - ۱۵ شهريور ۱۳۹۳
چکیده

Today, knowledge is considered as the main driver in “knowledge-based economy”.‎ Increasing knowledge sharing would have a positive effect on organizational performance.‎ There are a set of factors which effect on knowledge sharing such as: ICT supports, age, size, and geographical location or proximity.‎ In this article we focus on the geographical proximity.‎ The purpose of this paper is whether there is a significant relation among faculty members in Tehran and other cities in terms of the extent of inter- and intra-organization knowledge sharing and also how is knowledge sharing between faculty members in each cities of Iran?‎.‎ The present study was based on mixed method and applied research.‎ For data analysis, statistical software SPSS15 and two-sample mean T-student was used.‎ Results indicates a significance difference among faculty members in Tehran and other cities in terms of the extent of intra-organization knowledge sharing and no significance difference was observed among them in terms of the extent of inter-organization knowledge sharing.‎ With the comparison of the amount of intra- and interorganizational knowledge sharing, Isfahan, Tehran, Tabriz, Shiraz, Hormozgan, and Baghyat-allah medical university have higher than the average knowledge sharing and in medical research centres Pastor, Ahvaz, Behzisti, have higher than the average knowledge sharing.‎ By focusing on the results of this research policy makers can promote this process in all country universities.‎

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Nemati anaraki, Leila, and Roya Pournaghi.‎ 2014.‎ The Effect of Geographical Proximity on Organizational Knowledge Sharing.‎ Paper presented at 10th International Conference on Webometrics, Informetrics and Scientometrics & 15th COLLNET Meeting, Ilmenau.‎

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September 3-5, 2014
 

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