Factors Influencing Knowledge Sharing Among Undergraduate Engineering Students

Yogeesha HC

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The purpose of this study is to investigate the factors that influence knowledge sharing among undergraduate students of engineering colleges in Bangalore region. The factors covered demographical, individual, classroom, and technological aspects. A questionnaire was used for collecting data. There were 163 students from engineering colleges in Bangalore region, participated in this study.  The results indicated that five factors, intentions to share, technology support, teacher support, ability to share, and competition among classmates, had significant influence on knowledge sharing among students respectively. Specifically, technology support and ability to share positively influence knowledge sharing. Competition among classmates negatively influences knowledge sharing. The sociological factors such as number of siblings, school and residential environment do not have any influence on the behavior of knowledge sharing of the students

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