A Investigation of the Differential Motivational Factors Impacting Tacit Knowledge Seeking and Sharing using the Theory of Planned Behaviour

Claire Gubbins

Dublin City University

Claire is an Associate Professor of Organisational Behaviour & HRM at DCU, Executive MBA Programme Director, Associate Editor for Human Resource Development Quarterly, Fulbright Scholar of Carnegie Mellon University. She publishes in Organization Studies, Human Resource Management (US), Journal of Management Inquiry, Advances in Developing Human Resources, Human Resource Development Review.


The knowledge possessed by individuals is a key source of competitive advantage (Grant, 1996) but tacit knowledge is especially valuable as it is rare, difficult to substitute, imitate and transfer (Grant, 1996; Nonaka,... [ view full abstract ]


  1. Claire Gubbins (Dublin City University)
  2. Yseult Freeney (Dublin City Univeristy)

Topic Area

Organisational Behaviour and Change


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