Multilevel analysis of the effect of job characteristics on knowledge sharing mediating role of organizational identification.
motivational job characteristic's
social job characteristic's
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AbstractToday, the issue of knowledge acquisition and share it in the work field, especially in knowledge-based organizations, it has become more important. A library is a knowledge-oriented organization and the librarians are knowledge worker in the library. So how to encourage librarians to share their knowledge and self-learning is very important. On the one hand, Surveys show that designing work has enormous impact on the organization environment and finally on sharing of knowledge among employees. This study aimed to analyze multilevel impact of job characteristics on knowledge sharing with the mediating role of organizational identification. The current survey is an applied study from the perspective of its objectives and from the view point of data collection can be considered as a descriptive-survey study. Statistical population of the research are all of librarians in public and academic libraries in city of Ahvaz. Accordingly, the number of 108 librarians from 16 libraries in the city of Ahvaz were selected as a sample. The results analyzed on the individual level (librarians) showed that organizational identification has a significant and positive impact on knowledge sharing among librarians. Also motivational job characteristics has a significant and positive impact on organizational identification. The findings of multilevel model showed that the variable of group's level Social job characteristics has moderating between level effect in relationship between the organizational identification and knowledge sharing and the moderating role of Social job characteristics in the relationship between motivational job characteristics and organizational identification was rejected.