Promoting Knowledge Sharing Behavior of Academic Staff: The Mediating Role of Affective Commitment

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Raheela Haque, Sarwar Mehmood Azhar, Farhan Mehboob, Saifullah Shaikh


This study contributes to investigates the influence of various factors such as affective commitment, perceived organizational support, and perceived organizational incentives on the knowledge sharing behavior of employees. The paper studies the mediating role of affective commitment in the relationship between perceived organizational support and knowledge sharing behavior as well as between perceived organizational incentives and knowledge sharing behavior. The data for the study was collected from academic staff (N=201) serving under seven different public sector universities of Sindh province of Pakistan, using survey method and random sampling technique. Moreover, AMOS was used to test all of the study’s hypotheses, and as per findings all of the hypothesized relationships were supported and the results demonstrated the evidence of full mediation than partial

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