Keywords : Knowledge sharing

Knowledge sharing: The key factors in the success of knowledge management system in the organizational health of the employees working in the public universities of Tehran

Asiyeh Sa’adati Azar; Mohammad Javad Nasiri; Shahram Nasiri

Management Issues in Healthcare System, 2016, Volume 2, Issue 1, Pages 34-42
DOI: 10.33844/mihs.2016.60308

The purpose of this study is to predict the knowledge sharing behavior in the organizational health of public universities in Tehran. The population included employees of Shahid Beheshti, Tarbiat Modarres, Amir Kabir, and Kharazmi universities located in Tehran. For this purpose, a sample size of 320 of employees based on Morgan’s table was selected through proportional stratified random sampling and responded to the organizational health and knowledge sharing questionnaire. Research method is quantitative and descriptive and correlational in terms of data collection and objective. In order to analyze the obtained data, statistical methods of regression, correlation coefficient, multivariate data analysis, and measurement tools of SPSS, PLS were used. The results showed that, the observed r at the level of p <0.05 indicated a significant positive correlation between knowledge sharing and organizational health of the public universities’ employees in Tehran. This study supports the idea that knowledge sharing and its dimensions as a strong predictor largely influences organizational health.