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Pezeshki Rad G, Alizadeh N, Zamani Miandashti N, Shabanali Fami H. Factors Influencing Knowledge Sharing among Personnel of Agricultural Extension and Education Organization in Iranian Ministry of Jihad-e Agriculture. JAST. 13 (4) :491-501
URL: http://journals.modares.ac.ir/article-23-11060-en.html
1- Department of Agricultural Extension and Education, College of Agriculture, Tarbiat Modares University, P. O. Box: 14115-336, Tehran, Islamic Republic of Iran.
2- Department of Agricultural Extension and Education, College of Agriculture, Shiraz University, Shiraz, Islamic Republic of Iran.
3- Department of Agricultural Extension and Education, College of Agriculture, University of Tehran, Karaj, Islamic Republic of Iran.
Abstract:   (4481 Views)
The main purpose of this study was to investigate factors influencing knowledge sharing among the personnel of Agricultural Extension and Education Organization in the Iranian Ministry of Jihad-e Agriculture. A survey method was employed for the study, and 110 personnel randomly selected as a sample out of 140 who were busy working in the organization. Data was collected through a questionnaire employed as the tool of the study. The reliability of the questionnaire was determined as 0.93. The personnel were of the belief that knowledge sharing happened in their organization to a large extent. According to the study, there existed significant relationships between the factors of social trust, relational social capital and attitude toward knowledge sharing, and the dependent variable of knowledge sharing. A stepwise regression analysis indicated that relational social capital and attitude towards knowledge sharing could explain about 37 percent in the variations of knowledge sharing.
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Received: 2011/02/5 | Accepted: 2011/02/5 | Published: 2011/02/5

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