Title: Investigating the influence of employee blogging on IT workers' organisational citizenship behaviour

Authors: Sung Tae Kim, Choong Kwon Lee, Taewon Hwang

Addresses: Department of Management, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, CBA 252A, USA. ' Department of Management Information System, Keimyung University, Daegu 704-701, South Korea. ' Department of Management, 209 College of Business Administration, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Lincoln, NE 68588-0491, USA

Abstract: Blogging is a dynamic, interactive medium for the communication between authors and readers. In spite of many stories of using blogs in corporate working environment, these stories are largely anecdotal and it is unclear whether this practice actually delivers positive benefits for companies. This study investigates the impact of blogging phenomenon on employees| behaviour in the e-global age and introduces cases to understand how corporations can improve their IT workers| Organisational Citizenship Behaviour (OCB) levels through employee blogging.

Keywords: corporate blogs; employee behaviour; employee blogging; IT workers; organisational citizenship behaviour; OCB; organisational blogs; information technology.

DOI: 10.1504/IJITM.2008.016604

International Journal of Information Technology and Management, 2008 Vol.7 No.2, pp.178 - 189

Published online: 11 Jan 2008 *

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