Influence of Behavioral Intentions, Affective Trust and Affective Commitment on Knowledge Sharing Behavior

Toshali Dey, Susmita Mukhopadhyay
2018 International Journal of Knowledge Management  
According to social identity theory, high person-team fit (P-T fit) promotes highly emotional team stability which increases the capability of team members to engage with one another and to display a higher intention to help the group. This study explores these posited relations among P-T fit, affective commitment and knowledge sharing. To test hypotheses, data collected from 404 team members (68 teams including R&D team, sales team, MIS team, etc.) were analyzed. The response rate of our
more » ... e rate of our survey was 94%. We found that P-T fit positively predicted affective commitment and knowledge sharing behavior. Furthermore, affective commitment is an important mediator linking P-T fit and knowledge sharing behavior. Based on the referent cognition theory, we proposed perceived team justice as a moderator, and the results of moderated mediation analysis confirmed that perceived procedural justice moderated the relationship between affective commitment and knowledge sharing behavior. Keywords person-team fit, affective commitment, knowledge sharing behavior 當我們同在一起:個人與團隊契合、情感性承諾 與知識分享行為之關聯 臺大管理論叢 2014/12 25 1 287-324
doi:10.4018/ijkm.2018040103 fatcat:csba4g7panhixf3f2nnn56iboq