The Effect of French and Raven Power on knowledge Acquisition, Knowledge Creation and knowledge Sharing: An Empirical Investigation in Lebanese Organizations

Silva Karkoulian, Yasmine Osman


Documents show that the kinds of French and Raven powers promoting the development of knowledge acquisition, creation, and
sharing are not enough recognized. This study extends the power literature of French and Raven to organizations of Lebanon and gives an
empirical proof of knowledge acquisition, creation and sharing. The regression analysis conducted in this study shows that expert power is
directly related to acquisition, creation and sharing of knowledge, this relationship being significant.

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