Employee participation in knowledge sharing and change solutions through enterprise social media

Publication: Research - peer-reviewPaper

Purpose - This paper explores the relationship between the participative style of the immediate manager and employees’ motivation to participate on enterprise social media both in daily knowledge sharing activities and in relation to organizational change solutions.
Methodology - This project is based on a quantitative study in a global Danish company with approximately 18,000 employees worldwide. The company has a strategic focus on implementing social collaboration platforms to create a global working culture. An online survey was conducted globally and a total of 1.046 employees replied (n=1.046).
Findings - The data shows a positive relationship between the participative style of the immediate manager and the employees’ motivation to participate on enterprise social media both in daily knowledge sharing activities and in creating and discussing change solutions.

Key words: Internal social media, knowledge sharing, employee participation, immediate manager, organizational identification

Paper type: Case study

Original languageEnglish
Publication year7 Jun 2016
StatePublished - 7 Jun 2016
EventConference on Corporate Communication 2016 - New York, NY, United States

Conference

ConferenceConference on Corporate Communication 2016
CountryUnited States
CityNew York, NY
Period31/05/201603/06/2016

    Keywords

  • Internal social media, knowledge sharing, employee participation, immediate manager, organizational identification

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