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dc.title The influence of motivations to share knowledge in preventing knowledge sabotage occurrences: An empirically tested motivational model en
dc.contributor.author Perotti, Francesco Antonio
dc.contributor.author Belás, Jaroslav
dc.contributor.author Jabeen, Fauzia
dc.contributor.author Bresciani, Stefano
dc.relation.ispartof Technological Forecasting and Social Change
dc.identifier.issn 0040-1625 Scopus Sources, Sherpa/RoMEO, JCR
dc.identifier.issn 1873-5509 Scopus Sources, Sherpa/RoMEO, JCR
dc.date.issued 2023
utb.relation.volume 192
dc.type article
dc.language.iso en
dc.publisher Elsevier Inc.
dc.identifier.doi 10.1016/j.techfore.2023.122571
dc.relation.uri https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0040162523002561
dc.relation.uri https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0040162523002561/pdfft?md5=fc0be6d56a150e048c59c15f5163fb1c&pid=1-s2.0-S0040162523002561-main.pdf
dc.subject knowledge sabotage en
dc.subject counterproductive behaviour en
dc.subject knowledge sharing en
dc.subject knowledge management en
dc.subject intrinsic motivation en
dc.subject extrinsic motivation en
dc.description.abstract The purpose of this research is to assess the impact of intrinsic and extrinsic motivations to share knowledge on knowledge sabotage, in order to shape a motivational model designed to reduce sabotage incidents in practice. It contributes to knowledge management literature broadening our understanding of knowledge sabotage, which has been highlighted as the most extreme counterproductive knowledge behaviour due to its deliberate nature of harming others for personal gain. In fact, even though knowledge sabotage has been widely identified in organizations, we still know too little about such a potentially dangerous phenomenon. In our empirical investigation, data collection took place through online questionnaires addressed to 329 employees and managers of heterogeneous companies from Europe. Data has been analysed employing a structural equation modelling (SEM) technique, whose results confirmed the relevance of this phenomenon and identified a negative relationship between intrinsic motivations to share knowledge and the phenomenon of knowledge sabotage. In the end, our conclusions can be useful to expand researchers' and practitioners' awareness of the most extreme counterproductive workplace behaviour that threatens the process of intra-organizational knowledge sharing. en
utb.faculty Faculty of Management and Economics
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10563/1011492
utb.identifier.obdid 43884769
utb.identifier.scopus 2-s2.0-85151795842
utb.identifier.wok 000981096000001
utb.source j-scopus
dc.date.accessioned 2023-04-24T12:59:31Z
dc.date.available 2023-04-24T12:59:31Z
dc.rights Attribution 4.0 International
dc.rights.uri http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/
dc.rights.access openAccess
utb.ou Center for Applied Economic Research
utb.contributor.internalauthor Belás, Jaroslav
utb.fulltext.sponsorship A preliminary version of this study has been accepted and presented at the annual IEEE ICTMOD conference, which took place online from the 24th to the 26th of November 2021. The authors want to thank all the peers for their constructive feedback and comments, as well as the anonymous reviewers for their help in improving the outcome of this research. The paper is an output of the project NFP313010BWN6 “The implementation framework and business model of the Internet of Things, Industry 4.0 and smart transport”
utb.wos.affiliation [Perotti, Francesco Antonio; Bresciani, Stefano] Univ Turin, Sch Business & Econ, Dept Management, Turin, Italy; [Perotti, Francesco Antonio] Univ Agder, Sch Business & Law, Dept Management, Kristiansand, Norway; [Belas, Jaroslav] Tomas Bata Univ, Fac Management & Econ, Ctr Appl Econ Res, Zlin, Czech Republic; [Jabeen, Fauzia] Abu Dhabi Univ, Coll Business, Abu Dhabi, U Arab Emirates; [Jabeen, Fauzia] Burgundy Sch Business, Dijon, France
utb.scopus.affiliation Department of Management, School of Business and Economics, University of Turin, Torino, Italy; Department of Management, School of Business and Law, University of Agder, Kristiansand, Norway; Faculty of Management and Economics, Center for Applied Economic Research, Tomas Bata University, Zlín, Czech Republic; College of Business, Abu Dhabi University, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates; Burgundy School of Business, Dijon, France
utb.fulltext.projects NFP313010BWN6
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