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The Effect of Paradoxical Tensions Between Confucian Culture and Organizational Culture on Fear and Knowledge Sharing Intention

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dc.contributor.author Han, Jinyoung
dc.contributor.author Hovav, Anat
dc.date.accessioned 2019-01-03T00:36:58Z
dc.date.available 2019-01-03T00:36:58Z
dc.date.issued 2019-01-08
dc.identifier.isbn 978-0-9981331-2-6
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10125/59969
dc.description.abstract Individuals often encounter challenges balancing collaboration and competition in organizational life. Although paradoxes exist in all organizations, there is minimal empirical research investigating paradoxical tensions at the micro level. Furthermore, previous organizational studies have overlooked employees emotionally driven acts. To fill these research gap, this study examined the paradoxical relationships between espoused cultural values, perceived organizational culture, negative emotions (fear of social exclusion), and knowledge sharing in South Korean organizations. The results show that paradoxical tensions between espoused Confucian culture and knowledge sharing supportive culture result in fear of social exclusion. Subsequently, fear of social exclusion has a negative association with knowledge sharing intention. This study contributes to micro-level research of paradoxes by examining the paradoxes of belonging and of performance at the individual level and their influence on employees’ knowledge-sharing behavior.
dc.format.extent 10 pages
dc.language.iso eng
dc.relation.ispartof Proceedings of the 52nd Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences
dc.rights Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International
dc.rights.uri https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/4.0/
dc.subject Culture, International Business, and Knowledge Systems
dc.subject Knowledge Innovation and Entrepreneurial Systems
dc.subject Confucian values, Fear, Knowledge sharing, Organizational culture, Paradox theory, Social exclusion
dc.title The Effect of Paradoxical Tensions Between Confucian Culture and Organizational Culture on Fear and Knowledge Sharing Intention
dc.type Conference Paper
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