International Journal of Business and Social Science

ISSN 2219-1933 (Print), 2219-6021 (Online) DOI: 10.30845/ijbss

The Effect of Intellectual Capital on Knowledge Management: Study on Agriculture Organization Experts in Kurdistan Province
Mohammadreza Shahpasand, Moslem Savari, Valiollah Sarani

Abstract
This study aimed at exploring the effect of intellectual capital (IC) on knowledge management (KM) among Agriculture Organization experts of Kurdistan Province. Statistical population of this study consisted of all Agriculture organization experts in the Kurdistan province of Iran (N=326). Using Cochran's sampling formula, 63 farmers were chosen as a sample. Respondents were chosen by using Stratified random sampling method. For increasing reliability of the findings, 125 questionnaires distributed among experts, ultimately 101 questionnaires completed and analyzed in SPSS software. The instrument of the study was a questionnaire which its validity was confirmed by a panel of experts and its reliability was established by calculating Chronbach's Alpha Coefficient (α>0.7). Data analysis was performed by SPSSwin18 software. The Results of this study showed that level of IC and KN was moderate among Agriculture organization expert. Moreover, Results of correlation analysis showed that there is a significant positive relationship between indicators of the IC (human, structural and relational) and KM. Finally, the results of stepwise multiple regression analysis showed that the indicators of IC (human, structural and relational), they can to explain 4.6% of the variance in the dependent variable.

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