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Sense of coherence as influencing information sharing at the workplace

Sense of coherence as influencing information sharing at the workplace This study introduces sense of coherence (SOC) as a factor in information sharing at the workplace.Design/methodology/approachData were collected by a survey conducted on 311 respondents in a multinational organization, and analyzed using partial least square structural equation modelling.FindingsSOC influenced information sharing both directly and indirectly as mediated by trust and employee learning orientation. Trust, moreover, influenced receiving information more strongly than sending it, while employee learning orientation more strongly affected sending information.Originality/valueThe findings underline the importance of a holistic understanding of information sharing, including individual differences and employee well-being. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Aslib Journal of Information Management Emerald Publishing

Sense of coherence as influencing information sharing at the workplace

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Publisher
Emerald Publishing
Copyright
© Emerald Publishing Limited
ISSN
2050-3806
DOI
10.1108/ajim-03-2020-0077
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Abstract

This study introduces sense of coherence (SOC) as a factor in information sharing at the workplace.Design/methodology/approachData were collected by a survey conducted on 311 respondents in a multinational organization, and analyzed using partial least square structural equation modelling.FindingsSOC influenced information sharing both directly and indirectly as mediated by trust and employee learning orientation. Trust, moreover, influenced receiving information more strongly than sending it, while employee learning orientation more strongly affected sending information.Originality/valueThe findings underline the importance of a holistic understanding of information sharing, including individual differences and employee well-being.

Journal

Aslib Journal of Information ManagementEmerald Publishing

Published: Feb 23, 2021

Keywords: Sense of coherence; Information sharing; Trust; Employee learning motivation

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