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Title: Motives for Social Collaboration in Knowledge Sharing Portals
Authors: Sabetzadeh, Farzad
Tsui, Eric
Subjects: Knowledge sharing
Social collaboration
Issue Date: 3-Dec-2009
Source: ICKM 2009 : the 6th International Conference on Knowledge Management jointly held with KSS 2009 : the 10th International Symposium on Knowledge and Systems Sciences, December 3-4, 2009, Hong Kong.
Abstract: In a social knowledge cycle, knowledge generation, dissemination and absorption can be set on a platform like internet. With the globally dispersed population over the web, it is important to know how knowledge can act to be accessed and reinforced by its right audiences through social collaboration. This paper tries to pick up this cycle strands with focus on knowledge dissemination constituent. The research is based on the social perspective taking into account the motives which describe some of the causes and rationales behind knowledge sharing behavior in social networks. It analyzes the motives which have higher level of importance to social groups to share their knowledge and their social tendencies under motivational uncertainty condition.
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