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Study of social capital and knowledge sharing interaction among female students of a unisex university
Mousa Aazami Dr. , Karim Nadri Mahdei Dr., Leila Leila Zolikhaei Sayyar Mrs., Mehrdad Pouya Mr.
Bu-Ali Sina University
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The main purpose of this study was to investigate the effects of social capital on knowledge and experience sharing among female students of Nahavand unisex university using quantitative survey. The statistic  population of the study consisted of  all senior undergraduate students in four existing disciplines including agricultural extension education, industrial engineering, physical education, and medicinal plants disciplines (N=98). The standard scales of Nahapiet and Ghoshal (1998) accompanied by Putnam (2000), and the learning organization questionnaire of Watkins and Marsick’s (2003) were employed to assess the students’ social capital, and knowledge and experience sharing components, respectively. After re-validating research instrument by faculty members of agricultural extension and education department at Bu-Ali Sina University, its reliability was secured at 0.82 using the Cronbach’s alpha. The structural education modeling (SEM) and maximum likelihood method exposed the overt and covert variables’ interactions. Data indicated that the students’ social capital index was higher than average, while their knowledge sharing remained in a moderate level. Meanwhile, the SEM both confirmed the model and revealed that the social capital significantly and positively affected all components of the knowledge and experience sharing’s.  

Keywords: female students, knowledge sharing, social capital, unisex university
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Received: 2017/06/8 | Published: 2018/08/15
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Aazami M, Nadri Mahdei K, Leila Zolikhaei Sayyar L, Pouya M. Study of social capital and knowledge sharing interaction among female students of a unisex university. scds. 2018; 7 (1) :59-86
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