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Journal Article

An Empirical Study of the Impact of Question Structure on Recipient Attitude during Knowledge Sharing  pp1-10

Heather Bircham-Connolly, James Corner, Stephen Bowden

© Jul 2005 Volume 3 Issue 1, Editor: Charles Despres, pp1 - 64

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Abstract

This paper contributes to the body of literature on knowledge sharing through insight into the relationship between the format of questions asked of individuals who are sources of knowledge and the attitudes of those that have been given the opportunity to cognitively integrate this knowledge into their own knowledge base. Aspects of the theoretical model proposed by Bircham (2003) are empirically evaluated, with results supporting the model.

 

Keywords: knowledge sharing, question response structure, recipient attitude

 

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