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Informatics 2016, 3(3), 11; doi:10.3390/informatics3030011

Social Media Systems in the Workplace: Toward Understanding Employee Knowledge Creation via Microblogging within Shared Knowledge Domains

College of Engineering and Computing, Nova Southeastern University, Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33314, USA
Academic Editor: Remo Pareschi
Received: 22 April 2016 / Revised: 5 July 2016 / Accepted: 15 July 2016 / Published: 18 July 2016
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Social Computing for Knowledge Management)
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Abstract

Adoption of social media systems (SMS), proprietary microblogging platforms in particular, for the purposes of information sharing has been increasingly on the rise among corporations. While Twitter is the preferred microblogging tool by the general public, there is scant research to address its viability as a conduit to facilitate knowledge creation among corporate users. As a result, this conceptual paper explores seven crucial Twitter features and derives to seven propositions that demonstrate how microblogging can enable knowledge creation among employees within shared knowledge domain. View Full-Text
Keywords: microblogging; social media systems; knowledge creation; pervasiveness; tagging; communication; Twitter microblogging; social media systems; knowledge creation; pervasiveness; tagging; communication; Twitter
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Cleveland, S. Social Media Systems in the Workplace: Toward Understanding Employee Knowledge Creation via Microblogging within Shared Knowledge Domains. Informatics 2016, 3, 11.

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