1Allameh Tabataba’i University, Department of Sport Management, Tehran, Iran
2Shahid Bahonar University of Kerman, Department of Sport Management, Kerman, Iran
The Effect of Social Capital Dimensions on the Knowledge-Sharing Intention of Physical Education Teachers
Social capital and knowledge sharing can be defined as the most important asset of educational organizations. The current study aims to assess the effect of social capital dimensions on the knowledge-sharing intention of physical education teachers in Fars province in Iran. To realize this research, a field study was conducted on 268 physical education teachers. Analysis of a moment structures (AMOS) version 18 and statistical package for the social sciences (SPSS) version 18 were applied for data analysis and hypotheses testing to fulfil the research objectives. To measure the validity and fitness of the model, Structural Equations Modelling (SEM) has been applied. The findings indicate that the social capital dimensions had a significant and positive effect on knowledge-sharing intention among physical education teachers. The findings also highlight the significant role of social capital elements in predicting physical education teachers’ intention to participate in the process of knowledge sharing.
social capital, knowledge sharing, physical education, teachers
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