Effect of Team Trust on Collaborative Culture: The Mediating Role of Knowledge Sharing

Document Type : Research Article


1 Professor, Faculty of Management and Accounting, College of Farabi, University of Tehran, Qom, Iran

2 PhD Student, Faculty of Management and Accounting, College of Farabi, University of Tehran, Qom, Iran

3 MSc. Student, Human Resource Management, Faculty of Management and Accounting, College of Farabi, University of Tehran, Qom, Iran


Today, if organizations want to deal with the inactivity and break the silence of employees and invite them to participate, they must provide the appropriate grounds for them. Team trust is one of the infrastructures in this regard. The purpose of this study is to investigate the impact of team trust on the collaborative culture and the mediatory role of knowledge sharing in the collaborative culture. This study was conducted with the cooperation of a sample of 185 employees of the Isfahan branches of Melli Bank selected through simple random sampling based on the Krejcie & Morgan model. The research method was correlational, and standard questionnaires were used to gather data. For data analysis, structural equation modeling was done using LISREL8.8 software. The reliability and validity of the questionnaire was found to be appropriate. The results showed that trust has a direct, positive effect on knowledge sharing and has direct and indirect significant positive impacts on collaborative culture.


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