Survey the Eeffect of Personality Characteristics on Knowledge Sharing (Case: Tehran University School of Management Students)

Document Type : Research Article


1 Ph.D. student, Faculty of Management, Tarbiat Modares University, Tehran, Iran

2 Professor, Faculty of Management, University of Tehran, Tehran, Iran

3 Assistant Professor in Organizational Behavior Management, University of Zanjan, Zanjan, Iran


 One of organizations requirements is knowledge sharing among organization persons in the era of learning. Hence, the identification of factors affecting the implementation of knowledge sharing is very important. In this study, the relationship between the Five Factor Model personality dimensions (extraversion, adaptation, consciousness, neuroticism, Openness to experience) and knowledge sharing behavior is investigated to help managers and organizations in effective implementation knowledge sharing. For this purpose, questionnaire was designed to measure these variables and after ensuring the reliability and validity by confirmatory factor analysis, this questionnaire was distributed among a sample of 332 students from the School of Management. Research method is Survey- correlation research and it is specifically, based on structural equation modeling. The result showed that the dimension of agreeableness has positive and significant effect on knowledge sharing. But neuroticism has negative and significant effect on knowledge sharing


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