Four-dimensional model: a literature review in online organisational knowledge sharing

Tuyet-Mai Nguyen
2020 VINE Journal of Information and Knowledge Management Systems  
Purpose Online knowledge sharing is a popular activity worldwide and can be leveraged by organisations to innovate, create and sustain competitive advantage. Although there have been a number of studies examining knowledge sharing to encourage employees to convey their skills and experiences to others in an organisation, few attempts have been made to investigate the key motivators of online knowledge sharing in an organisation. Based on the theory of planned behaviour and technological
more » ... chnological acceptance model, this study aims to review the literature to establish a conceptual framework examining motivators of online knowledge sharing in organisations. Design/methodology/approach Previous studies that investigated motivators of online knowledge sharing in organisations in the literature were reviewed to propose a conceptual framework. Findings Four-dimensional model, which includes four types of key motivators of online knowledge sharing, namely, individual, social, organisational and technological, was established. Originality/value The model serves as a roadmap for future researchers and managers considering their strategy to enhance online knowledge sharing in organisations.
doi:10.1108/vjikms-05-2019-0077 fatcat:dt3fkxq4cfgpjbjhzq67uo35ey