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The effect of technology on businesses and organizations has made it even more important to use the information, which is used as an input in business processes, to achieve the desired organizational goals. Especially in the service sector, organizational culture becomes important as an institutional variation in the use of information in accordance with organizational purposes. With the increasing importance of teamwork, individuals' attitudes towards information sharing in working groups play a critical role in the emergence of group synergy in the IT sector. The increase in the level of task interdependency in the business processes, the increase in the level of application of interdisciplinary studies in enterprises, and the contribution of individuals to teamwork within the framework of their functional expertise reveal the positive effect of knowledge sharing for working groups in the IT field as one the types of the service sector. A factor that will pave the way for the emergence of information sharing as a desired positive attitude is the corporate culture. In this study, the attitudes of the corporate culture towards the information sharing of the employees were examined. In this study, in which the quantitative research method was adopted, 365 people working in the IT field as a service sector business line were included in the sample According to the research findings, the behavioral dimension of the adhocracy-hierarchy culture knowledge sharing attitude, Adhocracy-hierarchy culture and organic structure culture positively affect the value dimension of information sharing.



Recommended Citation

Nasrin, M. L., & Isik, C. (2021). The effects of organizational culture on information sharing attitude. In C. Cobanoglu, & V. Della Corte (Eds.), Advances in global services and retail management (pp. 1–18). USF M3 Publishing. https://www.doi.org/10.5038/9781955833035

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