Knowledge Management: The ability of Knowledge Sharing in Nursing and Midwifery Faculty

Zohre Eftekhar, Reza Shakeryari

Abstract


Knowledge management is a crucially influential factor in helping organizations survive and gain success in such a competitive environment and in this Information Age. Also, considering the fact that Sharing Knowledge in Nursing and Midwifery Faculty plays the role of a sample for others, tacit knowledge of Nursing Professors is a knowledge that is produced inside the mind of Professors and not saved in any database. The research method used in this study is a quantitative method. Sampling is purposeful. The sample was selected according to random sampling method with Cochran formula from 350 students and Professors. According to this sampling method, there are 205 students and Professors in seminaries over 2011-2015 in Nursing and Midwifery Faculty of Jahrom Azad university. This is a survey research which has been carried out by employing a questionnaire and SPSS for windows to analyze data. The main challenge of Nursing and Midwifery Faculty knowledge management is transferring tacit knowledge inside the mind of Professors to the others – especially scholars and researchers. This study evaluates Professorss tacit knowledge transfer to nursing experts. To investigate knowledge management and the ability of knowledge sharing in nursing and midwifery faculty between professors and students the method of " Mann-Whitney and Kruskal-Wallis test " has been applied. The results showed that there a positive relationship between Factors of the ability of knowledge sharing between Professors and Students, between men and women, between age groups, between different degrees.

DOR: 98.1000/1726-8125.2018.16.105.0.1.75.121


Keywords


Knowledge Management; Knowledge Sharing; Tacit Knowledge; Professors Nursing Knowledge; Nursing and Midwifery Faculty

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