Sharing Knowledge in Virtual Communities

Sharing Knowledge in Virtual Communities

Iris Reychav (Bar-Ilan University, Israel and Holon Acadmic Institute, Israel) and Jacob Weisberg (Bar-Ilan University, Israel)
DOI: 10.4018/978-1-60960-100-3.ch608


The ongoing expansion of organizations’ international activities has led to a search for solutions to assist in the creation and transfer of knowledge among them, in an attempt to increase their profits (Laurie, 2002). Knowledge sharing solutions describe three frameworks where knowledge sharing occurs: virtual communities, knowledge communities, and virtual knowledge communities.

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