Received: 2021-01-11  |  Accepted: 2021-03-25  |  Published: 2021-06-30

Title

High performance work system and sustainable development among Jordanian SMEs: knowledge sharing as a moderator


Abstract

The aim of this study is to examine the relationship between high-performance work systems (HPWS), sustainable development, and knowledge sharing in small and medium enterprises (SMEs) in Jordan. In this study it is hypothesized that the ability, motivation, and opportunity (AMO) improving the human resource (HR) practices of SMEs leads to better organizational performance of their employees through the role of knowledge sharing moderation. The results of this study confirm the hypothesis of the causal relationship between AMO practice with sustainable development, and the hypothesis of AMO practice with sustainable development are influenced by knowledge sharing. This study has implications for practice and theory, also can help project managers from these organizations to plan better human resource management (HRM) practices to promote sustainable development through innovation and creative performance of their employees. Therefore, this is one of the first studies to discuss the HRM productivity in AMO practice, and its important role in knowledge sharing.


Keywords

sustainable development, innovation performance, high performance work systems, knowledge sharing


JEL classifications

O36 , L26


URI

http://jssidoi.org/jesi/article/822


DOI


Pages

280-290


Funding


This is an open access issue and all published articles are licensed under a
Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License

Authors

Alkhazali, Zeyad
Al-Ahliyya Amman University, Amman, Jordan https://www.ammanu.edu.jo
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Al-Daoud, Khaleel
Al-Ahliyya Amman University, Amman, Jordan https://www.ammanu.edu.jo
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Alshamayleh, Hareth
King Faisal University, Al Hofuf, Saudi Arabia https://mportal.kfu.edu.sa
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Aledeinat, Mazin
Qatar University, Doha, Qatar http://www.qu.edu.qa
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Journal title

Entrepreneurship and Sustainability Issues

Volume

8


Number

4


Issue date

June 2021


Issue DOI


ISSN

ISSN 2345-0282 (online)


Publisher

VšĮ Entrepreneurship and Sustainability Center, Vilnius, Lithuania

Cited

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