A Study of the Relationship between Psychological Traits of Individuals with Aspects of Personal Knowledge Management

Jafari, Mostafa, Akhavan, Peyman, Hosnavi, Reza, Abasaltian, Ali (2013), A Study of the Relationship between Psychological Traits of Individuals with Aspects of Personal Knowledge management, Journal of research in human resources management, Vol. 4, No. 2, pp. 1-21

21 Pages Posted: 3 Jul 2013

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Peyman Akhavan

Malek Ashtar University of Technology

Mostafa Jafari

Iran University of Science and Technology

Reza Atashgah

Iran University of Science and Technology - Department of Industrial Engineering

Ali Abasaltian

Iran university of scienece and technology

Date Written: July 3, 2013

Abstract

This research is to explicate the subject of personal knowledge management and psychological characteristics and their relationships. The research method is a descriptive-survey type by using questionnaires including 72 questions with sample size of 268 cases among administrators and experts in the field of knowledge management. Results were analyzed by Pearson Correlation coefficient and Statistical Methods. The results showed that education has significant positive relationship with the ability of individuals in personal knowledge management. All personality characteristics had a significant positive relationship with personal knowledge management except for nervousness. Nervousness had a significant negative relationship with personal knowledge management. The findings also showed that there was significant relationship between the five dimensions of personality characteristics and four dimensions of personal knowledge management.

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Keywords: psychological characteristics, personal knowledge management, PKM, KM

Suggested Citation

Akhavan, Peyman and Jafari, Mostafa and Atashgah, Reza and Abasaltian, Ali, A Study of the Relationship between Psychological Traits of Individuals with Aspects of Personal Knowledge Management (July 3, 2013). Jafari, Mostafa, Akhavan, Peyman, Hosnavi, Reza, Abasaltian, Ali (2013), A Study of the Relationship between Psychological Traits of Individuals with Aspects of Personal Knowledge management, Journal of research in human resources management, Vol. 4, No. 2, pp. 1-21. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2289119

Peyman Akhavan (Contact Author)

Malek Ashtar University of Technology ( email )

Tehran
Iran

Mostafa Jafari

Iran University of Science and Technology ( email )

Tehran
Iran

Reza Atashgah

Iran University of Science and Technology - Department of Industrial Engineering ( email )

Tehran
Iran

Ali Abasaltian

Iran university of scienece and technology ( email )

Tehran
Iran

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