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American Journal of Educational Research. 2015, 3(5), 662-667
DOI: 10.12691/education-3-5-21
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Social Network, Social Trust and Shared-Goals towards Organizational-Knowledge Sharing

Romiro G. Bautista1, and May A. Bayang2

1Research Department, Cagayan valley Computer and Information technology College, Inc., Santiago City, Philippines

2Office Administration Department, Cagayan valley Computer and Information technology College, Inc., Santiago City, Philippines

Pub. Date: May 08, 2015

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Romiro G. Bautista and May A. Bayang. Social Network, Social Trust and Shared-Goals towards Organizational-Knowledge Sharing. American Journal of Educational Research. 2015; 3(5):662-667. doi: 10.12691/education-3-5-21


This study ascertains that organizational-knowledge sharing is facilitated by social network, social trust and shared-goal in a culture of trust, cooperation and participation. Trust advancement and civil participation networks facilitate relationship and reinforce existing information about trust of people. Individuals move closer to each other in social ceremonies by doing the same behaviors. This concordance leads to trust and confidence and high social participation in limited, medium and wide ranges. There is a close relationship between in group trust and participation and formation of voluntary and civil associations. Employing Descriptive Research design, including survey, in-depth study, correlation and comparison, data was gathered on the prevalence of organizational-knowledge sharing. It was found out that social network, social trust and shared-goals are independent of age and educational attainment; however, social thrust was found dependent with the respondents’ work-department. Moreover, social network social trust and shared-goals were found highly significantly related to their attitude towards knowledge-sharing, subjective norms on knowledge-sharing, and intentions to share knowledge.

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