The Factors Affecting Knowledge Sharing of University Teachers in Nanning Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, China


  • Yihua Qin -
  • Phanthida Laophuangsak
  • Kingkaew Suwankhiri


knowledge sharing, university teacher, reward system


This study aims to 1) study factors affecting the knowledge sharing of university teachers in Nanning, Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, China, and 2) provide guidelines for manage university personnel to achieve the sharing of knowledge. The sample group included 372 university teachers. The research used quantitative research methods, data were analyzed to perform descriptive analysis, correlation analysis, and multiple regression analysis. The results showed that the predictive variables including organizational support, organizational culture, personal attitudes, self-efficacy, interpersonal trust, and use of social media all had a significant effect on the criteria variable knowledge sharing, while the reward system has an non-significant impact on knowledge sharing. This investigation suggests that to achieve knowledge sharing among university teachers, organizations should provide teachers with specific assistance and support. It is crucial to cultivate a positive cultural environment that encourages teachers to share their knowledge enthusiastically, boost their self-efficacy, offer appropriate social media platforms, and promote the open sharing of knowledge and experiences. Furthermore, it provides guidance for the future establishment of comprehensive reward systems to incentivize knowledge sharing of university teachers.


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