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dc.contributor.authorPee, Loo Geoken
dc.date.accessioned2018-05-10T07:04:43Zen
dc.date.accessioned2019-12-06T17:16:18Z-
dc.date.available2018-05-10T07:04:43Zen
dc.date.available2019-12-06T17:16:18Z-
dc.date.issued2018en
dc.identifier.citationPee, L. G. (2018). Community’s knowledge need and knowledge sharing in Wikipedia. Journal of Knowledge Management, 22(4), 912-930.en
dc.identifier.issn1367-3270en
dc.identifier.urihttps://hdl.handle.net/10356/89030-
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10220/44775en
dc.description.abstractPurpose: In practice, showing the community’s need for knowledge (e.g. listing requests for new articles) is used to drive knowledge sharing in Wikipedia. Yet, theoretical understanding of how it influences one’s knowledge sharing is still lacking. The aim of this study is to develop a model of the influence and show that one takes others’ utility into account (utility interdependence). Design/methodology/approach: The proposed model was tested with data collected in a survey of 323 Wikipedia users. Findings: Others’ knowledge need affects one’s perceived forgone benefit of free riding (i.e. a cost of knowledge sharing) and, thereby, increases the intention to share knowledge. Originality/value: This study contributes to research by identifying utility interdependence in knowledge sharing. For practice, the findings provide empirical support for the general belief that showing others’ knowledge need is useful for promoting sharing.en
dc.format.extent21 p.en
dc.language.isoenen
dc.relation.ispartofseriesJournal of Knowledge Managementen
dc.rights© 2018 Emerald Publishing Limited. This is the author created version of a work that has been peer reviewed and accepted for publication by Journal of Knowledge Management, Emerald Publishing Limited. It incorporates referee’s comments but changes resulting from the publishing process, such as copyediting, structural formatting, may not be reflected in this document. The published version is available at: [http://dx.doi.org/10.1108/JKM-09-2017-0412].en
dc.subjectWikipediaen
dc.subjectKnowledge Sharingen
dc.titleCommunity’s knowledge need and knowledge sharing in Wikipediaen
dc.typeJournal Articleen
dc.contributor.schoolWee Kim Wee School of Communication and Informationen
dc.identifier.doihttp://dx.doi.org/10.1108/JKM-09-2017-0412en
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