The Effects of Knowledge Ownership on Knowledge Creation Attitudes

지식소유감이 지식생산태도에 미치는 영향

  • 강은영 (국민대학교 비즈니스IT전문대학원) ;
  • 곽기영 (국민대학교 경영대학/비즈니스IT전문대학원)
  • Received : 2016.11.13
  • Accepted : 2017.03.10
  • Published : 2017.03.31


The voluntary knowledge creation plays an important role in achieving competitive advantage in the organization from the perspective of knowledge management. Although many companies have introduced the Knowledge Management Systems (KMS) for this purpose, they have not gained the expected benefits from those systems. One of the reasons for that is KMS have not provided organization members with sufficient intrinsic motivation about knowledge creation, diffusion and application. Therefore, this study proposes a concept called psychological knowledge ownership as intrinsic motivation factor that facilitates knowledge creation and examines its antecedents and consequences. The research results show that reputation, self-efficacy, and expertise sharing have impacts on psychological knowledge ownership, which in turn influences knowledge creation attitude. In conclusion, we discuss both theoretical and practical implications of this research and suggest its limitations.


Supported by : 한국연구재단


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