Do Academics Share Knowledge? Ethiopian Public Higher Education Institutions in Perspective

Elizabeth Ayalew, Detmar W. Straub, Rahel Bekele
2013 Americas Conference on Information Systems  
This study examines the knowledge sharing practices of academics in Higher Education Institutions(HEI) in Ethiopia. Based on the understanding that Knowledge Sharing is a key enabler of Knowledge Management, the study analyses how individual based variables determine knowledge sharing practices. The major relevant variables are drawn from the Theory of Planned Behavior. A survey instrument that has employed the conceptual framework was developed mainly from the extant literature in order to
more » ... ect data from faculty of selected HEIs in Ethiopia. A quantitative approach of study will be employed to analyze the data obtained from the survey. Apart from providing a holistic perspective on the KS behaviors of faculty, based on the TPB model, the study intends to produce a validated and reliable instrument to measure KS.
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