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General field of the research

Social networks for knowledge sharing.

Project aims

Investigate motivations to participate in online social networking in organisations, conditions which encourage or discourage social networking, or the association between participation in social networking, strength of community, knowledge sharing and efficacy.

Dondena activities

Bocconi University is the host University. ASL-GE project is based in Dondena.

Dondena researchers

Jane Klobas

Stefano Renzi

Other members of the research team

Marisa Ponti, Göteborg University, Sweden;

Paul Jackson, Edith Cowan University, Western Australia;

Guglielmo Trentin, Institute of Educational Technology (ITD),of the Italian National Research Council (CNR);

Gianmaria Battaglia, Università Bocconi;

Ciro Sementina TILS SpA (formerly Telecom Italia Learning Services SpA).


ASL 3 Genovese (local health authority, Genoa):

Domenico Gallo

Nadia Schichter

Elisabetta Pellegrino


December 2010