—Knowledge is recognised the most significant
resource for competitive advantage and the key to enhancing
innovation. Knowledge sharing (KS) is considered to be a
building block of efficient performance within higher education
environments and to play a key role in enhancing the innovation
of universities. The aim of this paper is to explore the effect of
knowledge sharing on product innovation in Iraqi public higher
education institutions. Structural equation modelling (SEM)
with AMOS 20 was used, the results found that knowledge
sharing play a pivotal role in enhancing product innovation
within higher education environment.
—Knowledge sharing, product innovation,
higher education, Iraq.
Sawasn Al-husseini and Ibrahim Elbeltagi are with the University of
Plymouth, School of Management, UK (e-mail:
Cite: Sawasn Al-Husseini and Ibrahim Elbeltagi, " Knowledge Sharing Practices as a Basis of Product
Innovation: A Case of Higher Education in Iraq," International Journal of Social Science and Humanity vol. 5, no. 2, pp. 182-185, 2015.