Proposing a Model for recognizing the method of the effect of knowledge sharing on creativity of employees
Keywords:Knowledge Management, Knowledge sharing, Creativity, Structural equation model
The aim for the current research is proposing a Model for recognizing the method of effect of knowledge sharing on creativity of employees. Accordingly, basic model of this research which was based on research literature is passed to the experts. After conducting some corrections based on experts' view, model indexes for research were finalized. For examining the relation between provided variables in model and their effect on each other, structural equation model was used by Lisrel software. Current research has application aim, and from the viewpoint of nature and method it is measurement and is correlation type. Totally, two types of questionnaire were used in this research, in which the first questionnaire was designed for validating the conceptual model including 9 questions, open and closed questions. Final questionnaire was studied in the organization for examining and describing the relation between observed variables and hidden variables, and the questionnaire including 16 questions was designed, distributed and gathered. Results show that there was a positive and direct effect of knowledge sharing with the creativity of employees. Also, it is recommended to invest more for supporting knowledge sharing in considered organization in social, organizational and technological fields.
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