Social media and tacit knowledge sharing : physicians' perspectives and experiences
Panahi, Sirous (2014) Social media and tacit knowledge sharing : physicians' perspectives and experiences. PhD thesis, Queensland University of Technology.
Tacit knowledge sharing amongst physicians is known to have a significant impact on the quality of medical decisions. This thesis posits that social media can provide new opportunities for tacit knowledge sharing amongst physicians, and demonstrates this by presenting findings from a review of relevant literature and a qualitative survey conducted with physicians. Using thematic analysis, the study revealed five major themes and over twenty sub-themes as potential contributions of social media to tacit knowledge flow amongst physicians.
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|Item Type:||QUT Thesis (PhD)|
|Supervisor:||Watson, Jason & Partridge, Helen|
|Keywords:||Tacit knowledge, Social media, Physicians, Healthcare, Knowledge sharing, Knowledge management, Social networking sites, Web 2.0, Medical knowledge|
|Divisions:||Current > Schools > School of Information Systems
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Science & Engineering Faculty
|Institution:||Queensland University of Technology|
|Deposited On:||15 May 2014 01:59|
|Last Modified:||10 Sep 2015 02:26|
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