International Journal of Entrepreneurship (Print ISSN: 1099-9264; Online ISSN: 1939-4675)


The Most Important Affecting Issues on Tacit Knowledge Sharing In the Implementing Knowledge Management for Small Medium-Sized Enterprises (SMEs) In Industry Creative

Author(s): Junita Juwita Siregar, R A Aryanti Wardaya Puspokusumo

Currently, one popular way for SMEs to be highly competitive is the implementing of Knowledge Management (KM). Sharing culture or knowledge sharing is one of the factors that influence success in the implementation of Knowledge Management in SMEs. This study attempted to analyze which of the predictor variables are Self Efficacy (SE), Norm Subjectif (NS), perceived Behavior Control (BC) and Attitude toward Behaviour (AB), most significant effect factors that can influence an attitude of SMEs (SMEs) in sharing knowledge.The research method used an explanatory research. Collected data were conducted through Surveys. A Structural Equation Model (SEM) was used to analysis the data. The purpose of this research indicate that revealed several significant relationships between the variables of Self Efficacy (SE) has a positive influence on Social Networks (SN), and Intention to Share knowledge (IS), as well as Intention to Share knowledge (IS) has a positive effect on actual knowledge share (AS)on implementing knowledge management for SMEs.