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Using Electronic Collaborative Media according Organizational Culture

Author(s): Mohammad Atwah Al-Ma'aitah

Journal: International Journal of Computer Applications
ISSN 0975-8887

Volume: 37;
Issue: 5;
Start page: 42;
Date: 2012;
Original page

Keywords: Electronic collaborative media | knowledge sharing | organization culture | communication tools

Incorporated groupware can gather people of various skills around the globe to share their knowledge while working on a project. Internet, intranet, and other groupware technologies, such as Lotus-Notes, video conferencing and e-mail can be used to distribute and share individual experience and innovation throughout the organization. Therefore, Organizations especially those adapting to rapidly changing environments, face the challenge of being able to use these technologies, in order to gain knowledge sharing effectively within highly constrained timeframes. There are many environmental factors have effect on using these technologies. This study came to explore the effect of organizational culture on using electronic collaborative media. This study investigated a sample formed of (180) individuals operating in a number of hospitals within the Jordanian health sector; using the electronic collaborative system, to perform its different duties. In order to achieve this purpose the study proposed the following hypotheses: organizational culture is positively influences on using electronic collaborative media.

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