Investigating the effect of knowledge management of managers on employee welfare in the workplace

Document Type : Original Article


1 Assistant Professor, Department of Management, Qom Branch, Islamic Azad University, Qom, Iran

2 Assistant Professor, Department of Accounting, Payame Noor University, Tehran, Iran


Aim: The purpose of this study was to investigate the effect of managers' knowledge management on employee welfare in the workplace in Bani Chao Iranian Broadcasting Company. Conducting the present research can give new knowledge to the distribution managers of companies about knowledge management and employees' sense of well-being and examine whether it is useful or unhelpful. It can identify and solve potential problems that will arise in knowledge management.
Methodology: The present study is applied research in terms of purpose and a survey in terms of data collection and analysis. The statistical population of the present study is the employees of Bani Chao Iranian Broadcasting Company. In the present study, a standard questionnaire was used to collect the data required for the research model. The sampling method in this study included simple random sampling in a number appropriate to the size of the statistical population and the sample was selected based on Cochran's formula.
Findings: The validity of the questionnaire was confirmed by convergent validity, and the reliability of the questionnaire was confirmed by Cronbach's alpha (0.845). The results were analyzed using structural equation modeling and 22PSPSS and Smart PLS software. The results showed that the knowledge management of managers has an effect on the welfare of employees in the workplace in Bani Chao Iranian Broadcasting Company. Also, acquiring knowledge, sharing knowledge, creating knowledge, compiling knowledge, and maintaining knowledge have an impact on the well-being of employees in the workplace in Bani Chao Iranian Broadcasting Company. In a comparative analysis, it can be said that previous research on the concept and methods of knowledge management has been extensively studied. Besides, researchers in the past have shown that the process of knowledge consists of the exchange of knowledge and the cultivation and perception (result) of knowledge. Researchers also introduce knowledge creation and knowledge sharing as methods of knowledge management.
Conclusion: Although the structure of information systems is relatively good, but does not provide good statistical results and does not necessarily lead to improving knowledge management performance in organizations. It seems that the main challenge of knowledge management in the studied organizations is the optimal management of information to turn it into organizational knowledge. Applying the results is felt to develop and improve the performance of the organization. Knowledge management practices and employees 'sense of well-being at work are essential in any organization, and managers should combine knowledge management practices as a priority to improve employees' sense of well-being at work.


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