Interactions between organizational culture, trustworthiness, and mechanisms for inter-project knowledge sharing

Wiewiora, Anna, Murphy, Glen D., Trigunarsyah, Bambang, & Brown, Kerry A. (2014) Interactions between organizational culture, trustworthiness, and mechanisms for inter-project knowledge sharing. Project Management Journal, 45(2), pp. 48-65.

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Abstract

This research used a multiple-case study approach to empirically investigate the complex relationship between factors influencing inter-project knowledge sharing—trustworthiness, organizational culture, and knowledge-sharing mechanisms. Adopting a competing values framework, we found evidence of patterns existing between the type of culture, on the project management unit level, and project managers’ perceptions of valuing trustworthy behaviors and the way they share knowledge, on the individual level. We also found evidence for mutually reinforcing the effect of trust and clan culture, which shape tacit knowledge-sharing behaviors.

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ID Code: 69959
Item Type: Journal Article
Refereed: Yes
Keywords: Case Study, Inter-project Knowledge Sharing, Organizational Culture, Trustworthiness
DOI: 10.1002/pmj.21407
ISSN: 8756-9728
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > COMMERCE MANAGEMENT TOURISM AND SERVICES (150000) > BUSINESS AND MANAGEMENT (150300) > Organisational Behaviour (150311)
Divisions: Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > QUT Business School
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Science & Engineering Faculty
Current > Schools > School of Management
Deposited On: 09 Apr 2014 01:49
Last Modified: 10 Apr 2014 03:37

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