Date of Award


Degree Type


Degree Name

Doctor of Philosophy


Faculty of Community Services, Education and Social Sciences

First Advisor

Associate Professor Peter Standen

Second Advisor

Dr Charlie Huang


The purpose of this study is to investigate knowledge sharing and leveraging of the flow of knowledge in international tourist hotels In Taiwan. It explores how, employees' competencies for and attitudes towards learning, sharing and storing knowledge influence organisational knowledge sharing. In addition, it examines the extent to which social interaction, leadership styles and organizational culture affect knowledge sharing. A further aim of the study is to explore whether knowledge sharing makes a significant contribution to organizational learning and organizational effectiveness.

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