Understanding knowledge sharing intention in optometry practices: Examining the roles of extrinsic and intrinsic motivation
Ming-Tien Tsai1, Kun-Shiang Chen1,2,*
1 Department of Business Administration of Management, National Cheng Kung University, Tainan, Taiwan, ROC.
2 Department of Optometry, Chung Hwa University of Medical Technology, Tainan, Taiwan, ROC
(*corresponding author: email@example.com)
Abstract: According the modern optometry industrial develop, the optometry employee in order to face the emerging turbulent environment, need to rely on information and knowledge from all aspects to operate for highly competitive optometry business domain, that is relate to the organization survive and remain invincible key factors. Therefore, prior study believed that exploring the employee’s professional knowledge how to interflow and whether willing to sharing expert experience to colleagues or not, that is important issue of the organizational knowledge management activity. This study examines employed for optometry industrial have professional capability worker include optometrist and opticians who antecedents influence to share professional knowledge for co-worker behavior intentions. Data gathered from 198 optometry industrial employees were employed to examine the relationships. The results indicate that organizational climate and self-efficacy have indirect effects knowledge sharing intention, while individual’s knowledge sharing attitude and knowledge sharing subjective norm have direct effects knowledge sharing intention.
[Ming-Tien Tsaia, Kun-Shiang Chen. Understanding knowledge sharing intention in optometry practices: Examining the roles of extrinsic and intrinsic motivation. Life Sci J 2012;9(1):900-902] (ISSN:1097-8135).http://www.lifesciencesite.com. 132
Keywords: knowledge sharing, optometry, self-efficacy, organizational climate, perceived behavioral control Full Text 132