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The Role of Leadership in Promoting Knowledge Sharing Practice in Matriculation Program (Ministry of Education Malaysia)

Mohamad Nain, Jusoh (2004) The Role of Leadership in Promoting Knowledge Sharing Practice in Matriculation Program (Ministry of Education Malaysia). Masters thesis, Universiti Utara Malaysia.

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Knowledge management is emerging as one the leading influences on an organization’s survival and competitive advantage. Knowledge management is concerned with the effective acquisition, sharing and utilization of knowledge.
Corporate leaders are increasingly aware of the notion that an organization‘s longterm survival depends on its ability to generate new knowledge and continuously learn from the environment. In the knowledge management recent studies was
found that the most crucial phase is a knowledge sharing process. There are two major factors in determining the effectiveness of knowledge sharing process that is
psychological and social factor but this two factor has been identify was influence by the organization’s leader. The study is therefore aimed to examine perceive of
subordinates (lecturers) on the characteristic of leader’s in promoting knowledge sharing practice in education institution as well as Matriculation Program. This
information is gathered through mailed questionnaire on 214 lecturers in Matriculation Program throughout Malaysia. The finding indicates that intention to share knowledge shows significant differences based on experience and teaching option but not based on gender. The perceive of lecturers on leadership skills is more on leader’s interpersonal trust but share vision and be a role model are
positively correlated with the intention to share knowledge. This may be a key component in leadership skill that will influence the process of knowledge sharing
practice among lecturers especially in Matriculation Program and education institution in general. This research was recommended that leader which is director
of college, should encourage and involve in any activities that regard to knowledge improvement, more conscious with the explosion of knowledge development especially tacit knowledge, continually develop interpersonal trust and practicing the share vision visibly.

Item Type: Thesis (Masters)
Supervisor : UNSPECIFIED
Item ID: 1313
Uncontrolled Keywords: Leadership, Knowledge Sharing, Knowledge Management, Education Institution, Matriculation Program
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor. > HD28-70 Management. Industrial Management
Divisions: Faculty and School System > Faculty of Business Management
Date Deposited: 04 Feb 2010 06:54
Last Modified: 24 Jul 2013 12:11
Department: Faculty of Business Management
URI: https://etd.uum.edu.my/id/eprint/1313

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