How do Islamic Values Illuminate and Elevate Knowledge Sharing in Private Higher Education?


  • Haziah Sa’ari School of Information Management, Wellington School of Business and Government, Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand
  • Roziya Abu School of Information Science, UiTM Puncak Perdana, Selangor, Malaysia
  • Hafiza Adenan Faculty of Business and Technology, UNITAR International University, Petaling Jaya, Selangor, Malaysia



Knowledge Sharing, Academician, Private Higher Institution, Organizational Culture


Islam encourages knowledge sharing through knowledge collection and dissemination, which further benefit organizations and humanity. This paper investigates the effect of organizational culture on academicians' sharing of knowledge in an Islamic context. Using in-depth interviews and focus group instruments, ten (10) academician members from private HEI participated in the study. The findings suggest that Academicians with a comprehensive understanding of Islam's teachings on the significance of sharing knowledge were more willing to share their knowledge than those with a superficial understanding. The paper further suggests on the practical implications of Islamic Work Ethics as part of organizational culture in private HEI.


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How to Cite

Sa’ari, H., Abu, R., & Adenan, H. (2023). How do Islamic Values Illuminate and Elevate Knowledge Sharing in Private Higher Education?. Environment-Behaviour Proceedings Journal, 8(SI14), 53–57.