Findings from content and activity analysis show that on average Chinese users contributed knowledge much less frequently than Americans but these two groups were similarly active in terms of consuming knowledge. And in both cultural groups, the majority of users were just knowledge consumers and only a small percent were knowledge contributors. The major content shared in the ShareNet included project-related documents and question asking/answering.Since the 1990s, there has been an increasing focus on managing knowledge, hence the growing popularity of the term ... not necessarily mean that other parts of the organization benefit from that knowledge (Szulanski, 2000). ... where knowledge attains its value for the organization (Chen, 2004; Ford, 2004; Hendriks, 1999; Lindsey, 2003). Indeed, empirical research has shown that knowledge sharing leads to improved enterprise performance (Marques aamp; Simon , 1 INTRODUCTION.
|Title||:||Online Knowledge Sharing in a Multinational Corporation: Chinese and American Practices|
|Publisher||:||ProQuest - 2008|