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IJIET 2020 Vol.10(1): 31-36 ISSN: 2010-3689
doi: 10.18178/ijiet.2020.10.1.1335

Knowledge Sharing Facilitators and Barriers in the Context of Group Cohesion — A Literature Review

Paulina M. Wojciechowska-Dzięcielak

Abstract—Knowledge is one of the key intangible assets that constitutes a powerful and significant capital in organization. The purpose of the paper is to present the literature review concerning knowledge sharing issues in a workplace. Author provides a review of current knowledge sharing aspects referring to the group cohesiveness and Not-Invented-Here syndrome (NIH). The paper discusses the possible barriers and facilitators influencing accessibility of organizational knowledge and constitutes the promising background for further research in the field of organizational behavior.

Index Terms—Group cohesion, knowledge sharing, Not-Invented-Here syndrome, organizational knowledge, social identity theory.

Paulina M. Wojciechowska-Dzięcielak is now with the Department of Management Systems Design, Faculty of Management, Computer Science and Finance, Wroclaw University of Economics, Wroclaw 53-413, Poland (e-mail: paulina.wojciechowska@ue.wroc.pl).


Cite: Paulina M. Wojciechowska-Dzięcielak, "Knowledge Sharing Facilitators and Barriers in the Context of Group Cohesion — A Literature Review," International Journal of Information and Education Technology vol. 10, no. 1, pp. 31-36, 2020.

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General Information

  • ISSN: 2010-3689 (Online)
  • Abbreviated Title: Int. J. Inf. Educ. Technol.
  • Frequency: Monthly
  • DOI: 10.18178/IJIET
  • Editor-in-Chief: Prof. Dr. Steve Thatcher
  • Managing Editor: Ms. Nancy Y. Liu
  • Abstracting/ Indexing: Scopus (CiteScore 2022: 2.0), INSPEC (IET), UGC-CARE List (India), CNKI, EBSCO, Google Scholar
  • E-mail: ijiet@ejournal.net


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