THE ROLE OF TRUST IN IMPACT OF LEADERSHIP ON KNOWLEDGE SHARING

Pradip Sadarangani, Ankur Arora

Abstract

Knowledge sharing in an organization constitutes an important area of research. Many researchers have argued of the importance of knowledge as a source of sustainable competitive advantage. There has been increasing difficulty in institutionalizing knowledge developed at individual and group level within the organization. Leaders are seen as central to knowledge sharing within an organization. Following the framework of Baron and Kenny’s (1986), which differentiates between moderation and mediation methodologically, use of structural equation modeling is proposed to test the moderation and mediation effects. Structural equation modeling (using LISREL) is used to examine whether trust acts as a mediator or moderator between leadership and knowledge sharing. Our contribution to the literature is to resolve the debate whether trust acts a moderator or mediator between leadership and knowledge sharing.

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Sadarangani P. and Arora A. (2009). THE ROLE OF TRUST IN IMPACT OF LEADERSHIP ON KNOWLEDGE SHARING . In Proceedings of the International Conference on Knowledge Management and Information Sharing - Volume 1: KMIS, (IC3K 2009) ISBN 978-989-674-013-9, pages 266-270. DOI: 10.5220/0002276102660270


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@conference{kmis09,
author={Pradip Sadarangani and Ankur Arora},
title={THE ROLE OF TRUST IN IMPACT OF LEADERSHIP ON KNOWLEDGE SHARING},
booktitle={Proceedings of the International Conference on Knowledge Management and Information Sharing - Volume 1: KMIS, (IC3K 2009)},
year={2009},
pages={266-270},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0002276102660270},
isbn={978-989-674-013-9},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the International Conference on Knowledge Management and Information Sharing - Volume 1: KMIS, (IC3K 2009)
TI - THE ROLE OF TRUST IN IMPACT OF LEADERSHIP ON KNOWLEDGE SHARING
SN - 978-989-674-013-9
AU - Sadarangani P.
AU - Arora A.
PY - 2009
SP - 266
EP - 270
DO - 10.5220/0002276102660270