Determinant of Knowledge Sharing Behaviour Among Private University Academics in Kwara State
Keywords:Academics, Information, Knowledge, Knowledge Management, Knowledge Sharing Bahaviour
The study investigated the determinant of knowledge sharing behaviour among private university academics in Kwara State. The study respondents comprise of academics in all the private universities in Kwara State with a total population of 431 and a sample size of 207. A total of 117 participants completed the survey questionnaire giving a response rate of 57%. A stratified and simple random sampling techniques and a descriptive research design was adopted. The study reveals that availability of time has an influence on their knowledge sharing behaviour. In addition, the findings reveal that male lecturers are more willing to share knowledge more than their female counterparts. The study recommends that a practical knowledge sharing culture, platforms and facilities should be established by the university management in order to facilitate knowledge sharing among academics.