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    The role of socialization in Knowledge management in virtual teams

    iUBICOM ’11: The 6th International Workshop on Ubiquitous and Collaborative Computing

    In conjunction with the 25th BCS Conference on Human Computer Interaction (HCI 2011)

    Northumbria University, Newcastle, 4 July 2011


    Artemis Akhgar and Aryan Gholipour


    The literature shows that new Knowledge creation methods underline the importance of team networks as a pillar of Knowledge creation in modern Organizations. Sharing tacit Knowledge is one of the difficulties of virtual teams (VTs). This is due to knowledge social nature in tacit knowledge sharing, non-existence face to face interactions which will cause gradual and variable performance in virtual team. This research attempts to discover the key factors in socialization application for improving knowledge creation and Knowledge sharing problems in virtual teams. We have used quantitative methods, our findings indicates that there is a significant correlation between socialization, tactics and virtual teams.


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