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General Information
    • ISSN: 2382-6185
    • Frequency: Quarterly (2015-2016); semiyearly (Since 2017)
    • DOI: 10.18178/IJKE
    • Editor-in-Chief: Prof. Chen-Huei Chou
    • Executive Editor: Ms. Nina Lee
    • Indexed by: Google Scholar, Crossref, ProQuest
    • E-mail: ijke@ejournal.net
Prof. Chen-Huei Chou
College of Charleston, SC, USA
It is my honor to be the editor-in-chief of IJKE. I will do my best to help develop this journal better.
IJKE 2017 Vol.3(2): 74-79 ISSN: 2382-6185
doi: 10.18178/ijke.2017.3.2.090

Dissecting Guanxi: It‘s Impact on Knowledge Sharing and the Innovation Capability in Chinese Firms

Oswaldo Jose Jimenez Torres
Abstract—Based on the theory of social capital the present study aimed to assess the impact of certain knowledge sharing dynamics at the team level on the innovation capability of Chinese firms. The dimensions considered were: Type of knowledge shared and received, quantity and quality. Also, this paper was set to discover the effect of specific knowledge sharing dynamics on the perceptions of trustworthiness towards outsiders to Guanxi networks, as well as on certain management practices aimed it improve the organizational environment.

Index Terms—Guanxi, innovation capability, knowledge sharing.

Oswaldo J. Jimenez T. is with the School of Management at Harbin Institute of Technology, Harbin, China (e-mail: oswaldojim@gmail.com).


Cite: Oswaldo Jose Jimenez Torres, "Dissecting Guanxi: It‘s Impact on Knowledge Sharing and the Innovation Capability in Chinese Firms," International Journal of Knowledge Engineering vol. 3, no. 2, pp. 74-79, 2017.

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