Knowledge management in a multicultural environment: a South African perspective

@article{King2007KnowledgeMI,
  title={Knowledge management in a multicultural environment: a South African perspective},
  author={Nadene King and Neels Kruger and Jaco Pretorius},
  journal={Aslib Proceedings},
  year={2007},
  volume={59},
  pages={285-299}
}
Purpose – Numerous authors contend that there are dissimilarities in the way people, especially those from different cultural backgrounds, interpret or accept knowledge sharing. Ribiere and Sitar argue that, as a result of their educational systems, western cultures do not encourage a social exemplar of knowledge sharing. Yeh and Ma concur, arguing that western cultures are more likely to embrace values of self-determination, independence and the attainment of personal interest. In contrast… CONTINUE READING

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