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The struggles of reluctant workplace bloggers


Shafie, Latisha Asmaak and Jusoff, Kamaruzaman (2009) The struggles of reluctant workplace bloggers. International Education Studies, 2 (3). pp. 181-184. ISSN 1913-9039

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Blogs act as knowledge repositories and personalize knowledge management within learning organizations.These knowledge repositories allow capturing and disseminating tacit knowledge which improve task implementations. However, workplace blogging is not popular among academicians as there are not many academicians blog about their working experiences. Thus, this study investigates the causes of workplace blogging resistance among four language lecturers at a local university in Malaysia. Interviews were conducted to identify the arguments over the resistance of workplace blogging .The findings of the study suggest several suggestions to overcome the resistance of workplace blogging.

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Item Type: Article
Subject: Blogs
Subject: Online journalism
Subject: Online social networks
Divisions: Faculty of Forestry
Publisher: Canadian Center of Science and Education
Keywords: Knowledge workers; Tacit knowledge; Workplace blogging; Knowledge conversion; Language lecturers; Reluctant workplace bloggers
Depositing User: Norhazura Hamzah
Date Deposited: 22 May 2012 08:53
Last Modified: 31 Oct 2012 10:59
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