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Allameh S M, SEYYEDSADRI E. Identifying the Barriers of Knowledge Sharing in Isfahan Oil Refining Company (The Phenomenology Research). ORMR. 2012; 2 (3) :119-143
URL: http://journals.modares.ac.ir/article-28-8020-en.html
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Nowadays, knowledge is one of the most important organizational assets; therefore effective management and employing of this asset has vital role in the organizational success. The present research identifies knowledge sharing barriers in the Isfahan Oil Refining Company and analyzes these barriers to create a suitable context for the implementation of knowledge management and to facilitate movement of the organization into the learning organization. This study is applied and qualitative-phenomenology. The research population includes official employees of Isfahan Oil Refining Company’s operational unit with at least one year of work experience.The data are collected by semi-structured Interview with 24 of the employees who have been selected by purposeful sampling. Also, the Colizzi’s seven- step method for information analysis is employed. Results indicate that the knowledge sharing barriers include individual, organizational, cultural and technologic barriers .Finally solutions for removing these barriers to the managers of the organization are presented.
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Received: 2012/10/14 | Accepted: 2012/11/21 | Published: 2013/07/17

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