Overcoming Experience as a Barrier to Knowledge Sharing

Published On:
June 16, 2020
Authored By:
Lauren Trees and Mercy Harper
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APQC’s research cites experience as one of the top barriers to knowledge sharing inside organizations. Experience can inhibit knowledge sharing when employees don’t think they have knowledge to contribute, don’t think their contributions will be valued, or don’t know how to share. Highly experienced employees can also create barriers if they present themselves as the last word on a topic and shut down free-flowing dialog.

This graphic article will help you determine whether experience is a barrier to knowledge sharing in your organization and then create an action plan to include all employees in KM, regardless of their experience level.