The purpose of this paper is to look at organizational culture and knowledge sharing, and to explore how a leader fosters a culture of knowledge sharing in an information organization.
The literature survey is used. It indicates that little is known about how to foster a culture of knowledge sharing from a leadership perspective in an information organization.
This study finds that the main approaches that a leader need to use to foster a culture of knowledge sharing are to set the mission, short-term, middle-term and long-term goals and objectives of fostering a culture of knowledge sharing, master as many leadership styles as possible, adjust and choose a leadership style that is appropriate to fostering a culture of knowledge sharing in a given situation, lead by example, develop messaging, make a communication plan, reward and recognize knowledge-sharing behaviors and make knowledge management fun.
The limitation is that this study is solely focused on the literature survey and opinions.
This paper provides a useful overview of the approaches used to foster a culture of knowledge sharing in an information organization.
The views, approaches and suggestions will be useful and valuable to improve the success of knowledge sharing in information organizations in the digital age.
Yi, Z. (2019), "A leader’s approaches to fostering a culture of knowledge sharing in an information organization", Library Management, Vol. 40 No. 8/9, pp. 593-600. https://doi.org/10.1108/LM-11-2018-0083Download as .RIS
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