Collaborative climate and effectiveness of knowledge work - an empirical study

  title={Collaborative climate and effectiveness of knowledge work - an empirical study},
  author={Karl-Erik Sveiby and Roland Simons},
  journal={J. Knowl. Manag.},
Suggests that collaborative climate is one of the major factors influencing effectiveness of knowledge work. Discusses the concept of collaborative climate and develops a survey instrument to measure it. Presents results based on data from 8,277 respondents in a wide variety of public and private sector organisations. Collaborative climate tends to improve with age, education level and managerial role. It is generally better in private firms, and seems to peak with mid‐size firm level… 

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