Individual correlates of organizational commitment and knowledge sharing practices

Wong, Anthony and Tong, Canon and Mula, Joseph M. (2009) Individual correlates of organizational commitment and knowledge sharing practices. In: ANZAM 2009: Sustainable Management and Marketing, 1-4 Dec 2009, Melbourne, Australia.

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Abstract

This study examines correlations among individual components of Wang’s organizational commitment model and the moderating effect of each component on knowledge sharing practices. Wang’s model has a high level of validity for studies in the Chinese context. Knowledge sharing is a significant activity in the ICT industry since employees need to rapidly share changes in technologies. A quantitative methodology was used based on 310 responses from Hong Kong ICT professionals. Results show that value commitment is the highest among other commitment components. Correlations among each component are significant but not all are correlated. Normative and affective commitments are significant but negatively moderate knowledge sharing on other components. This research contributes to literature on organizational commitment by exploring various commitment components.


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Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Commonwealth Reporting Category E) (Paper)
Refereed: Yes
Item Status: Live Archive
Additional Information: Copyright 2009 The Author. Full papers available on CD-ROM of same title as published volume. Published volume only lists abstracts of all papers presented at conference.
Depositing User: Dr Joseph M. Mula
Faculty / Department / School: Historic - Faculty of Business - School of Accounting, Economics and Finance
Date Deposited: 23 Oct 2009 01:26
Last Modified: 02 Jul 2013 23:27
Uncontrolled Keywords: organizational commitment; knowledge sharing; ICT; cross cultural human resource management
Fields of Research (FOR2008): 08 Information and Computing Sciences > 0806 Information Systems > 080612 Interorganisational Information Systems and Web Services
15 Commerce, Management, Tourism and Services > 1503 Business and Management > 150311 Organisational Behaviour
15 Commerce, Management, Tourism and Services > 1503 Business and Management > 150305 Human Resources Management
Socio-Economic Objective (SEO2008): E Expanding Knowledge > 97 Expanding Knowledge > 970115 Expanding Knowledge in Commerce, Management, Tourism and Services
URI: http://eprints.usq.edu.au/id/eprint/5945

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