Empirical study of the intention of knowledge hiding and knowledge transfer -A comparative analysis of front-line workers and office workers in a public enterprise-

지식은폐의도와 지식전이의도의 영향요인에 관한 실증분석 -공기업 현장근로자와 사무실근로자의 비교분석-

  • Received : 2017.04.29
  • Published : 2017.09.30


Most of the managers know that knowledge sharing has to be precede to create knowledge which has competitive advantage of organizations. Until now the study on knowledge management placed emphasis on knowledge creation and knowledge sharing but there is few study on knowledge hiding. This study investigates the factors implicate on knowledge hiding intention and knowledge transfer intention of front-line workers and office workers and the implication on job performance of knowledge hiding intention and knowledge transfer intention. We collected sample data from 100 front-line workers and 250 office workers and verified hypotheses using Multiple Linear Regression. The result described that factors affect active and passive knowledge hiding intentions and factors affect knowledge hiding intentions of front-line workers and office workers are different.


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