Knowledge sharing depends on the habit and willingness of the knowledge worker to seek out and/or be receptive to these knowledge sources. Organizational culture is regarded as one of the approaches for encouraging and stimulating employees to display necessary behaviors that benefit organizations . It is describes that more knowledge is shared informally within organizations and that the sharing of knowledge mainly depends on the social relationships between employees and the culture of organization . provided. Communication needs to flow—there is no top-down in a circle of equals. This culture consists of shared beliefs and values established by leaders and then communicated and reinforced through various methods, ultimately shaping employee perceptions, behaviors and understanding. Available from: Faculty of Technology Management, University Tun Hussein Onn Malaysia (UTHM), Malaysia, Business Studies Department, Bahria University, Pakistan. Usually cultural factors influence upon the features and functions of knowledge management (KM) (Branch, 1997). From the Islamic Shariah point of view, this study will also play a significant role as a guide in shaping and implementing economic and financial systems while having focus on employee creativity. This section will discuss the previous literature of the studies of knowledge sharing and organizational culture. EC considered as dependent variable and, Many scholars and practitioners claim that a supportive organizational culture can enable the successful implementation of knowledge management (KM) technology initiatives. The high level of avoidance of uncertainty reflects cultures where standards are clearly expressed and unambiguous and where severe sanctions are imposed on those who deviate from these standards [39, 40]. Organizational culture sets the context for everything an enterprise does. Knowledge transfer concerns the sharing of knowledge by the knowledge source and the acquisition of knowledge by the recipient [21, 22]. In other words, effective KM should contribute to organizational performance through the progress of organizational knowledge capacity [5, 6, 7]; empirical research shows that an organizational capacity to learn or acquire the necessary knowledge from other organizations is an important source for sharing successful knowledge. Interested in research on Knowledge Sharing? In this paper a conceptual framework is proposed, where knowledge sharing (KS) works as mediator to enhance employee creativity (EC). So, these variables have some inconsistent results; based on this gap supported by the literature different methodologies and techniques will be a part of this study later on. It is complex, too, in that studies within a particular area sometimes yield contradictory findings. Knowledge sharing plays an important role in distinguishing the competitive and rapidly changing environment because it not only enables intellectual reuse, but also the renewal of knowledge held by bank employees. In book: Banking and Finance [Working Title]. Organizational culture can mean different things to different individuals, industries, or organizations. The research represents that Islamic Work Ethics highly and positively mediates the relationship between Trust and Knowledge Sharing. Suggested implications will also make contributions to academicians and serve Islamic banking industry as a platform. According to the Sharia’s principles, any payment or receipt of interest is strictly banned. To promote knowledge sharing and remove knowledge sharing obstacles, the organizational culture of an entity should encourage discovery and innovation. For example, employees with a high level of extroversion are more likely to share their knowledge in personal interactions than technology-supported interactions, because sharing of knowledge in a personal interaction is more about relationships . To meet the objective of the study, a framework is proposed with knowledge sharing (KS) that is expected to be influenced by organizational culture (OS). 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Studies by Delong and Fahey have shown that organizational culture can influence knowledge management in four ways: Organizational culture is invisible but it plays a central role in knowledge sharing. The findings enhanced the understanding of how customer service employees perceived internal marketing in banking industry. of organizational culture factors (trust, communication between staff, leadership, and reward system) and knowledge sharing. – This research aims at investigating the role of certain factors in organizational culture in the success of knowledge sharing. Uncertainty avoidance, performance orientation, and gender egalitarianism are three dimensions of GLOBE organizational culture that have been followed from the GLOBE study. We are IntechOpen, the world's leading publisher of Open Access books. This research aims to examine the effect of organizational culture on employee engagement through knowledge sharing as an intervening variable. Organizational Culture and Knowledge Sharing. Purpose THEORETICAL OVERVIEW Organizational Culture Schein (2004) says that organizational culture is a pattern of basic assumptions that are found, More firm members can access and use this knowledge to enhance performance. The fundamental role of knowledge management in Islamic banking organization is very important in providing updated information and knowledge-based services . Later empirical research will conduct to observe the effect of given framework and hypothesis. It helps companies achieve their organizational objectives by making the best use of knowledge. Our readership spans scientists, professors, researchers, librarians, and students, as well as business professionals. According to Aqib , the new developments and innovations in products and processes and Shariah laws are only possible when banking management implements different innovative strategies for knowledge management . According to De Long and Fahey (2000), there is a strong link between organizational culture and knowledge management. Therefore, high uncertainty avoidance tends to enhance idea implementation and suppress idea generation, thereby impeding the conversion of creative ideas into innovations and resulting progress of an organization . Design/methodology/approach How? Given framework is well suited for Islamic Banking. / Procedia - … In this study, the 44 cultural attributes of the. It was the country’s first step toward development of a dual system, whereby Islamic banking could operate alongside the conventional system [6, 7]. Organizational culture that is 121 Sunita Rega Kathiravelu et al. Taking this into account, examining the influence of different dimensions of organizational culture on knowledge sharing is an interesting research challenge. In this paper, GHRM practices as a bundle is taken into account instead of individual, which give numerous benefits to the organizations. H1a: There is a significant relationship between uncertainty avoidance and knowledge sharing. Such factors as interpersonal trust, communication between staff, information systems, rewards and organization structure play an important role in defining the relationships between staff and in turn, providing possibilities to break obstacles to knowledge sharing. H1: There is a significant relationship between organizational culture and knowledge sharing. Atkins and Turner (2006) advocated that management of uncertainty is a necessary condition for effective project management. Our team is growing all the time, so we’re always on the lookout for smart people who want to help us reshape the world of scientific publishing. Organizational Culture is Key to Knowledge Sharing Success Creating a successful environment for knowledge sharing in today’s ever-evolving workplace depends on your ability to build the right culture for your organization. Knowledge sharing, an important element of KM, is the behavior of disseminating an individual’s acquired knowledge to others within an organization . Higher the level of Trust and Islamic Work Ethics, higher will be the level of Knowledge Sharing. Previous knowledge management research has shown that information systems, such as KM, can be used as significant facilitator to share knowledge . Mirzaee and Ghaffari  stated that 80% of knowledge management concerned employees in the organizational culture and 20% knowledge management technologies. Open Access is an initiative that aims to make scientific research freely available to all. Gender egalitarianism is complex in the sheer number and range of antecedents that drive cross-cultural differences in the division of roles between the sexes. However, little empirical research has been conducted to define the key organizational culture attributes that support more effective application of KM technologies. Figure 1 contains the conceptual framework of this chapter.  suggests that knowledge and organizational culture are highly related: making a decision requires knowledge and the culture itself can become a piece of knowledge. Further, in coming future empirical studies will lead to determine the validity of given framework. Given framework is well suited for Islamic Banking. From the preceding discussion, one gains a sense of the complex nature of gender egalitarianism and related constructs. Furthermore it will also contribute in the empirical result in future while providing empirical findings. After the literature review, a survey was conducted and data was processed with a statistical method. Cultural context is necessary to adequately analyze and apply knowledge. However, there is a lack of research found on all variables of selected framework for Islamic banking; after a rigorous examination of literature, this framework has been proposed for this study. The findings may be useful to bank managers, because the importance of knowledge management in banks is highlighted and practical guidelines for the improvement of less developed aspects of knowledge creation and sharing are provided. Practially Speaking: How you Can Shift from Knowledge Hoarding to Knowledge Sharing in Your Organization So the time comes to consider how you can implement a knowledge sharing culture technically. Studies by Nguyen  have shown that organizational culture affects all aspects of an organization and this effect is identifiable in individual behavior, organizational performance, motivation, job satisfaction, creativity, innovation, and sharing of knowledge. Join ResearchGate to discover and stay up-to-date with the latest research from leading experts in, Access scientific knowledge from anywhere. This paper also proposes a conceptual model to exhibit the relationship between GHRM bundle practices and organization performance. To date our community has made over 100 million downloads. According to a survey conducted by we.CONECT, corporate culture is the third most influencing factor that enables employees to make use of a digital platform in the workplace. In recent years, many researchers and academics have emphasized the need to create an organizational culture conducive to knowledge sharing between organizations and to implement more knowledge-friendly business strategies. Knowledge management is the backbone for the success of an organization . H1c: There is a significant relationship between gender egalitarianism and knowledge sharing. By making research easy to access, and puts the academic needs of the researchers before the business interests of publishers. there are two independent variables OC is first independent variable and internal marketing (IM) is considered second one the mediating variable for this study is knowledge sharing. 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