oa South African Journal of Information Management - Slave or sibling : a moral reframing the corporate knowledge sharing community
|Article Title||Slave or sibling : a moral reframing the corporate knowledge sharing community|
|Journal||South African Journal of Information Management|
|Publication Date||Jun 2006|
The purpose of this research was to investigate the different ethical issues pertaining to knowledge sharing within organizations and how to create an ethical atmosphere conducive to knowledge sharing by a reframing of the employee's context. In this article, the different ways in which knowledge can be shared within organizations are briefly examined, followed by a discussion on the various ethical challenges related to knowledge sharing within organizations. Following from this, ethical principles based on justice as a moral tool within companies are discussed. The authors consider the benefits of knowledge sharing in a corporate environment and explore the reasons why sharing often does not happen. The discussion then centres on trust and the authors present a framework built around the principles of justice to nurture a knowledge sharing environment.
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