Organizational Readiness for Successful Knowledge Sharing: Challenges for Public Sector Managers

@article{Taylor2004OrganizationalRF,
  title={Organizational Readiness for Successful Knowledge Sharing: Challenges for Public Sector Managers},
  author={W. Taylor and G. Wright},
  journal={Inf. Resour. Manag. J.},
  year={2004},
  volume={17},
  pages={22-37}
}
Knowledge sharing in public services has not yet received much attention in the research literature. This paper investigates knowledge sharing in one public service context and identifies factors that influence the readiness of an organization to share knowledge effectively. Using participant observation, document analysis, interviews n=30 and a survey n=132, data are presented to highlight antecedents to effective knowledge sharing in healthcare service delivery. Through factor analysis and… Expand
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