Volume 15 Issue 1 2019


Sadaf Alam
Bahria University, Assistant Professor Bahria University Karachi Campus.

Abstract The research intended to study the effect of organizational culture on knowledge management practices in private universities of Pakistan and to identify the role of trust in mediating the association between organizational culture and knowledge management. The study is explanatory and followed a quantitative design. A closed-ended questionnaire was used as a research instrument using a 5-points Likert scale. Organizational Culture was measured using Organizational Culture Assessment Instrument (OCAI) and knowledge management was measured utilizing 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 a significant impact on knowledge management in organizations. In this regard employees' trust has also been found significant in mediating the association between organizational culture and knowledge management. Organizations should create an atmosphere of trust and learning which facilitates the knowledge management process. University management should pay attention to employee management relationships and technology upgradations in literature they are found as few forms of trust employees 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 M14, L31, L32
DOI http://dx.doi.org/10.46745/ilma.jbs.2019.15.01.16
ISSN no (E, Electronic) 2409-6520
ISSN no (P, Print) 2416-8393
Country Pakistan
City Karachi
Institution Type University
Journal Type Open Access
Type of Review Double Blind Peer Reviewed
Format PDF
Paper Link http://ibtjbs.ilmauniversity.edu.pk/journal/jbs/15.1/16.pdf
Page 193-205
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