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, t.jowkar@shirazu.ac.ir
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Objectives: The object of this study was to investigate the transfer of tacit knowledge and its effective factors among librarians of public libraries in Fars Province.
Method: The research was an applied survey. The research population included all 400 librarians of public libraries in Fars province. Using simple random sampling, 190 librarians were selected. The data collection tool was a questionnaire. The priority of tacit knowledge sharing methods and its effective factors were determined using the Kruskal-Wallis test and also regression equations were used to measure the relationships between the effective factors and demographic characteristics of librarians.
Results: The results showed that the most important methods of transferring knowledge between librarians of public libraries in Fars province were verbal communication with colleagues and participation in continuing education courses, respectively. From the perspective of respondents, all three factors, including personal, organizational and technological were effective in transferring tacit knowledge, while organizational factors had the highest and personal factors, the lowest score. Results also confirmed the existence of a relationship between the age and gender of librarians and technological factors.
Originality/ Value: So far, there has been no research within the country on tacit knowledge sharing methods between librarians of public libraries.
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Type of Study: quantitative | Subject: Libraries Services for Special Groups
Received: 2018/08/24

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