Impact of Structures on Knowledge Contribution in Virtual Organizations: The Asian Case

  title={Impact of Structures on Knowledge Contribution in Virtual Organizations: The Asian Case},
  author={Xi Zhang},
  journal={Int. J. Asian Bus. Inf. Manag.},
  • Xi Zhang
  • Published 1 July 2011
  • Engineering
  • Int. J. Asian Bus. Inf. Manag.
As multi-culture virtual teams become more prevalent in organizations, it becomes increasingly imperative to understand knowledge sharing dynamics. This paper uses Adaptive Structuration Theory extended to address proactive structuration as a foundation from which a model is developed to include aspects of knowledge sharing. Propositions are established, and evidence is provided based on a project involving 119 participants comprising 13 teams of nominally nine members. Each team was composed… 
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