Knowledge withholding, hiding & hoarding
Workplace friendship and knowledge hiding
Research finds that workplace friendships facilitate psychological safety, which in turn reduces knowledge hiding. This is further strengthened by task…
The past, present, and recommended future of knowledge hiding research
A new study reports on a bibliometric review of 103 papers specifically discussing knowledge hiding and/or knowledge withholding in organisations.
The psychology behind knowledge hiding in organisations
A recent study uses the cognitive–motivational–relational (CMR) theory of emotion to create a framework for the findings of a systematic…
Why do people in organisations withhold their knowledge?
From a recent systematic review, researchers have developed an integrative framework that explains why people withhold, hide, or hoard their…
The relationship between knowledge sharing, hiding, and hoarding
A recent paper establishes a relationship between knowledge hiding, knowledge hoarding, and knowledge sharing’s underlying processes, which can be described…
Knowledge hiding in organizations: Causes, impacts, and the ways forward
Knowledge hiding is the intentional concealment of knowledge requested by another individual.
Why do employees hoard their knowledge, and what can be done to prevent this?
A new paper is considered to be the first published comprehensive review of the literature on knowledge hoarding.
Looking at knowledge management from a knowledge risks perspective
Knowledge has largely been seen as something positive, to be beneficially managed, but a recent paper argues that organizations also…