Effect of Incentives on Knowledge Sharing and Learning – Evidence from the Indian IT Sector

Mathew, Asish O and Rodrigues, Lewlyn L R (2015) Effect of Incentives on Knowledge Sharing and Learning – Evidence from the Indian IT Sector. International Journal of Social, Behavioral, Educational, Economic and Management Engineering, 9 (3). pp. 763-768.

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Abstract

The organizations in the knowledge economy era have recognized the importance of building knowledge assets for sustainable growth and development. In comparison to other industries, Information Technology (IT) enterprises, holds an edge in developing an effective Knowledge Management (KM) programmethanks to their in-house technological abilities. This paper tries to study the various knowledge based incentive programmes and its effect on Knowledge Sharing and Learning in the context of the Indian IT sector. A conceptual model is developed linking KM Incentives, Knowledge Sharing and Learning. A questionnaire study is conducted to collect primary data from the knowledge workers of the IT organizations located in India. The data was analysed using Structural Equation Modeling using Partial Least Square method. The results show a strong influence of knowledge management incentives on knowledge sharing and an indirect influence on learning.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Knowledge Management, Knowledge Management Incentives, Knowledge Sharing, Learning
Subjects: Engineering > MIT Manipal > Humanities and Management
Depositing User: MIT Library
Date Deposited: 23 May 2016 09:06
Last Modified: 26 May 2016 13:41
URI: http://eprints.manipal.edu/id/eprint/146109

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