Document Type : Case study
MSc. Student, Mobarakeh Azad University, Isfahan, Iran
Assistant Professor, Mobarakeh Azad University, Isfahan, Iran
Today’s organizations need innovation and teamwork for survival and one of the pre-requisites for innovation is the attention to social capital and human resources in the organization. Therefore, the present study investigates the impact of structural, cognitive and communication social capital on team innovation through knowledge sharing, in Tuka Steel holding company. This research belongs to descriptive-correlational researches and conducted by survey method. The statistical population of the study consisted of 400 employees of Tuka Steel holding company in Isfahan. The sample was 196 people based on Morgan’s table. This sample was selected through simple random sampling method. 192 respondents completed the questionnaire. Validity of questionnaire was confirmed by experts and its reliability was confirmed by Cronbach’s alpha of 0.769. Based on the results obtained by analyzing the data by structural equation modeling, it was determined that the dimensions of social capital, both indirectly and indirectly, through knowledge sharing, had a positive and significant impact on the innovation of the employees.