Keywords : Social Technologies,,

The Role of Social Technologies and the Psychological Empowerment of Knowledge Makers in Knowledge Leadership


TANMIYAT AL-RAFIDAIN, 2021, Volume 40, Issue 132, Pages 403-444
DOI: 10.33899/tanra.2021.132271.1155

This study aims to identify the role of social technologies and psychological empowerment of knowledge makers in knowledge leadership. In order to achieve this goal, a model for the study was proposed based on a set of standards derived from the literature on this field. Where the measures of social technologies were (social capital, tangible ease of use, tangible benefit, harmony, social interaction), while the measures of psychological empowerment of knowledge makers were (meaning, ability, self-determination, impact), while the measures of knowledge leadership were represented by (Leadership skills, knowledge integration and creativity, cooperation and trust). The descriptive approach was adopted to conduct the research and by using the questionnaire as a tool to collect data from a sample of (413) respondents, and to analyze the data, the structured equation model was used through the (Amos) program. The research reached a set of results, the most important of which is that social technologies have an important and moral impact on knowledge leadership through the mediating role of psychological empowerment of knowledge makers.