Review of Literature on Antecedents of Knowledge Sharing Behavior of Employees

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Sajan M. Acharya
H. R. Ganesha


Purpose: A purpose of this research article is to systematically synthesize the extant literature on the article Knowledge sharing (KS) and antecedents of knowledge sharing attitude and to contribute predictions with the emerging theme.

Design/Methodology/Approach: The research paper adopted a systematic literature review using textual analysis for keywords and abstracts to identify the research hotspots. As well as the article analyzed and referred to several research articles from international and national journals on a random sampling basis.

Findings/Result: This abstract map ensues from the review to reveal the antecedents of KS at the individual and organizational levels. The review showed the importance of further studies in knowledge sharing, especially in the retail sector of India. Though there are many pieces of research on the antecedents of KS behavior, there is further scope to study the role of the Big five personality traits in KS behavior among employees.

Originality/Value: To the best of my knowledge, and provides a review of literature on the knowledge-sharing attitude of employees. This article is a systematic review of factors affecting KS behavior and proposes a concept map. The research augments the value of the growing literature on Knowledge sharing.

Paper Type: Review Paper.


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Sajan M. Acharya, & H. R. Ganesha. (2022). Review of Literature on Antecedents of Knowledge Sharing Behavior of Employees. International Journal of Applied Engineering and Management Letters (IJAEML), 6(2), 85–103.