Investigating the relationship between emotional intelligence and attitude of Islamic Azad University Branch Khorasgan employees toward knowledge sharing

Atefeh Parsayan, Peyman Ghaffari Ashtiani, Moein Mohajerani, Nahid Rostamaneh Najafabadi

Abstract


In today's world, competition has covered all of the global market. Therefore, organizations are seeking ways to increase the spread of their competitiveness. In this way, KM is of great importance due to the development of the global information and knowledge. Knowledge sharing along implementing KM in organizations is of particular importance; thus growing capabilities of individuals to make effective quality communications is important. On the other hand, the emotional intelligence has been introduced as a tool to improve communications.

The aim of this study was to investigate the relationship between emotional intelligence and attitude of Islamic Azad University Branch Khorasgan employees toward knowledge sharing which was an applied research with descriptive – correlation method due to its purpose. The statistical population of Islamic Azad University Branch Khorasgan employees included 818 people. Questionnaires were used and completed by 260 employees of Azad University Branch Khorasgan (Isfahan province) in order to collect information and achieve the goals and the sample size was determined using the Cochran sample size formula. In this study, questionnaires were distributed through simple random sampling and the data have been collected in the field method. In this research, measurement scale, ordinal scale and Likert scale were used. Since the standardized questionnaire was used in this study; therefore the measuring tool used had a good validity and indeed its validity had earned through content. In this study, Cronbach's alpha reliability coefficient as well as Pearson correlation coefficient to examine the relationship between research variables and path analysis technique to test hypotheses using a multiple variables regression equation includes, dependent and independent variables were used.  Data were analyzed using SPSS software. Based on data derived from sample analysis, there was a relationship between self-awareness, managing emotions, self-motivation and proper communication of Azad University Branch Khorasgan employees with their attitude toward knowledge sharing; however, there was not any relationship between emotional orientations of Azad University Branch Khorasgan employees with their attitude toward knowledge sharing.

 


Keywords


Emotional Intelligence, Knowledge Sharing

Full Text:

PDF

Refbacks

  • There are currently no refbacks.