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The Role of Organizational Knowledge Dimensions in the Effect of Social Capital on Knowledge Sharing in a Military Hospital
Ali Aliakbar Esfahani , Erfan Movahedifar, Amir Jafari *
Health Management Research Center, Baqiyatullah University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran , jafariamir889@gmail.com
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Background and Aim: Social capital is an important asset of any organization that can contribute to knowledge management and creates a sustainable competitive advantage for organizations. The aim of this research was to determine the relationship between social capital and knowledge sharing as the heart of knowledge management in a military hospital, and the organizational knowledge dimensions were investigated as an effective organizational factor in the knowledge management process as a mediating role.
Methods: This is applied survey research that structural equation modelling is used for analysis. The statistical population includes managers and employees of the selected military hospital in Tehran, Iran in 2019. To collect data, standard questionnaires were used for organizational knowledge dimensions, knowledge sharing, and social capital.
Results: Social capital had a significant effect on knowledge sharing (effect coefficient 0.450). The findings of the research emphasized increasing the organization's knowledge culture, knowledge leadership, strengthening knowledge resources, giving importance to knowledge portals, and paying attention to the appropriate knowledge structure, and processes for easy access to knowledge.
Conclusion: The organizational knowledge dimensions play a very effective role in increasing knowledge sharing, and in addition to its direct effect on increasing knowledge sharing, it also increases the effect of social capital on knowledge sharing, so the importance of knowledge dimensions in increasing sharing knowledge in military centers should be considered.
Keywords: Organizational Knowledge, Knowledge Sharing, Social Capital, Military Hospital.
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Type of Study: Original Article | Subject: Marine Medicine
Received: 2021/12/4 | Accepted: 2022/08/29 | Published: 2022/10/2
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Aliakbar Esfahani A, Movahedifar E, Jafari A. The Role of Organizational Knowledge Dimensions in the Effect of Social Capital on Knowledge Sharing in a Military Hospital. J Mar Med 2022; 4 (4) :231-239
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