Better to give than to receive: Personality affects knowledge exchange

6 agosto 2014

Personality plays an important role in knowledge exchange. Givers share more important knowledge than takers, according to a recent study. Working professionals were classified as givers, matchers and takers based on a personality measure. The researchers examined how these three interaction styles affected resource and information sharing. The main finding: Givers not only share more resources and more information, but they also share mainly the important information. Takers keep everything for themselves.