Libraries at University of Nebraska-Lincoln



This study sets out to investigate knowledge sharing behavior as a predictor of job performance in universities in the South-West zone of Nigeria. The survey research design was employed for the study that used 364 librarians in the universities in the zone as its population. 343 copies of the research instrument (questionnaire) that was administered were retrieved, and only 329 copies were found useful for the study. Four research questions and one hypothesis (tested at 0.05 lvel of significance) were formulated. The data generated were analysed using the Statistical package for Social Sciences (SPSS). The research questions were answered using descriptive statistics, while inferential statistics was used to analyse the hypotheses. The findings of the study revealed that there is a high level job performance and knowledge sharing behavior among the librarians. The study also found significant positive relationship between knowledge sharing behavior and job performance. The research concludes that there is a need for high job performance in libraries predictable by the librarians knowledge sharing behavior. The study recommends the documentation of knowledge sharing policy in the university libraries, as well as the encouragement of knowledge sharing behavior among librarians by the various library managements



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