EFFECT OF ORGANIZATIONAL CULTURE ON THE KNOWLEDGE MANAGEMENT PRACTICES IN PRIVATE SECTOR UNIVERSITIES OF PAKISTAN: MEDIATING ROLE OF TRUST

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Volume 15 Issue 1 2019

Author(s):

Sadaf Alam
Bahria University, Assistant Professor Bahria University Karachi Campus
sadafalam. bukc@bahria.edu.pk

Abstract The research intended to study the eff ect of organizational culture on knowledge management practices in private universities of Pakistan and to identify the role of trust in mediating the association among organizational culture and knowledge management. The study is an explanatory study and followed quantitative design.A closed-ended questionnaire was used as research instrument using 5-points Likert scale. Organizational Culture was measured using Organizational Culture Assessment Instrument (OCAI) and knowledge management was measured by means of the Knowledge Management Assessment Instrument (KMAI) built on the theoretical model of the Competing Value Framework (CVF). From this study of organizational culture towards knowledge management, all outcomes show that supportive culture has signifi cant impact on knowledge management in organizations. In this regard employees trust has also found signifi cant in mediating the association amongst organizational culture and knowledge management. Organizations should create the atmosphere of trust and learning which facilitates the knowledge management process. University management should pay attention towards employee management relationships and technology upgradationas in literature they are found as few forms of trust employee pay attention to.
Keywords Knowledge, Management, Organizational culture, Trust, Mediation
Year 2019
Volume 15
Issue 1
Type Research paper, manuscript, article
Recognized by Higher Education Commission of Pakistan, HEC
Category "Y"
Journal Name IBT Journal of Business Studies
Publisher Name ILMA University
Jel Classification -
DOI https://doi.org/10.46745/ilma.ibtjbs.2019.151.16
ISSN no (E, Electronic) 2409-6520
ISSN no (P, Print) 2415-8393
Country Pakistan
City Karachi
Institution Type University
Journal Type Open Access
Manuscript Processing Blind Peer Reviewed
Format PDF
Paper Link http://ibtjbs.ilmauniversity.edu.pk/journal/jbs/15.1/16.pdf