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Shama Rao, Ashok; Kamath Burde, Jyothsna – Learning Organization, 2017
Purpose: This paper aims to provide an overview of the relevance and applicability of the Hindu tradition to organizational learning. Design/methodology/approach: Attempting to separate the spiritual from the religious aspects, a primarily theoretical approach is used to delineate the basic concepts in Hinduism and their applicability to various…
Descriptors: Religious Cultural Groups, Religious Factors, Cultural Differences, Workplace Learning
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Raj, Rahul; Srivastava, Kailash B. L. – Learning Organization, 2016
Purpose: This paper has three purposes--first, to establish the direction of relationship between market orientation (MO) and organizational learning (OL); second, to assess the effect of MO and OL on organizational innovativeness (OI); and third, to examine the mediating role of OL on the relationship between MO and innovativeness.…
Descriptors: Organizational Culture, Learning, Marketing, Innovation
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Liu, Michelle; Rao, Pramila – Learning Organization, 2015
Purpose: This research paper aims to showcase current knowledge management (KM) practices via social media that is being adopted by organizations in India and China. India and China are considered leading economies in today's global market. Any understanding of management practices in these countries will help practitioners in doing businesses in…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Knowledge Management, Social Networks, Internet
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Jain, Ajay K.; Moreno, Ana – Learning Organization, 2015
Purpose: The study aims at investigating the impact of organizational learning (OL) on the firm's performance and knowledge management (KM) practices in a heavy engineering organization in India. Design/Methodology/Approach: The data were collected from 205 middle and senior executives working in the project engineering management division of a…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Knowledge Management, Organizational Development, Engineering
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Patnaik, B.; Beriha, G. S.; Mahapatra, S. S.; Singh, N. – Learning Organization, 2013
Purpose: This paper seeks to present an empirical study on organizational learning in Indian educational organizations. Design/methodology/approach: The Learning Organization Profile (LOP) Survey is used as the tool for eliciting responses from the staff regarding the nature and state of organizational learning prevailing in educational settings.…
Descriptors: Factor Analysis, Leadership Effectiveness, Foreign Countries, Employees
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Wals, Arjen E. J.; Schwarzin, Lisa – Learning Organization, 2012
Purpose: This paper aims to introduce and investigate dialogic interaction as a key element of achieving a transition towards sustainability in people, organizations and society as a whole. Furthermore "sustainability competence" as a potential outcome of such interaction is to be introduced, referring to the capacities and qualities…
Descriptors: Holistic Approach, Interaction, Case Studies, Models
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Singh, Ajay Kr.; Sharma, Vandna – Learning Organization, 2011
Purpose: Managers in many organizations have indicated that in today's highly competitive environment, knowledge management will be the key to organizational success in this millennium. This paper aims to analyze how the organizational culture and organizational learning impacts knowledge management, and ultimately the satisfaction of employees…
Descriptors: Knowledge Management, Organizational Culture, Learning, Employee Attitudes
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Kumar, Ajith; Ganesh, L. S. – Learning Organization, 2011
Purpose: This paper aims to examine how knowledge transfer between individuals influences performance in product development (PD) organizations and whether this influence is contingent to the degree of novelty in the PD work. Design/methodology/approach: A set of hypotheses describing the relationships between knowledge transfer by codification…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Knowledge Level, Communication (Thought Transfer), Transfer of Training
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Awasthy, Richa; Gupta, Rajen K. – Learning Organization, 2011
Purpose: The purpose of this study is to assess employees' perceptions of their organizations' orientation towards learning in manufacturing and service firms. Design/methodology/approach: The Dimensions of the Learning Organization Questionnaire (DLOQ) developed by Marsick and Watkins, was administered to 235 executives working in the National…
Descriptors: Organizational Change, Foreign Countries, Employees, Regression (Statistics)
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Thakkar, Jitesh; Kanda, Arun; Deshmukh, S. G. – Learning Organization, 2011
Purpose: The aim of this paper is to propose a mapping framework for evaluating supply chain learning potential for the context of small- to medium-sized enterprises (SMEs). Design/methodology/approach: The extracts of recently completed case based research for ten manufacturing SME units and facts reported in the previous research are utilized…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Small Businesses, Supply and Demand, Information Management
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Chawla, Deepak; Joshi, Himanshu – Learning Organization, 2011
Purpose: This paper aims to report the preliminary findings of the difference in learning organization (LO) practices across industries. It also reports the impact of knowledge management (KM) dimensions on LO and whether this impact is different across manufacturing, IT and IT-enabled services (ITES) and power generation and distribution in…
Descriptors: Knowledge Management, Student Attitudes, Industry, Foreign Countries
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Jyothibabu, C.; Farooq, Ayesha; Pradhan, Bibhuti Bhusan – Learning Organization, 2010
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to develop an integrated measurement scale for an organizational learning system by capturing the learning enablers, learning results and performance outcome in an organization. Design/methodology/approach: A new measurement scale was developed by integrating and modifying two existing scales, identified…
Descriptors: Measurement, Likert Scales, Organizations (Groups), Learning
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Pillania, Rajesh K. – Learning Organization, 2007
Purpose: In this era of globalization, knowledge has emerged as a critical resource. India has high expectations from her knowledge industries. Though it is difficult to classify knowledge into watertight compartments, this paper is an attempt to study whether Indian firms have identified the most crucial knowledge and what is the importance they…
Descriptors: Global Approach, Knowledge Management, Public Sector, Private Sector
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Bhatnagar, Jyotsna – Learning Organization, 2006
Purpose: The purpose of this research is to measure Organizational Learning Capability (OLC) perception in the managers of public, private and multinational organizations and establish the link between OLC and firm performance. Design/methodology/approach: The data were collected from a sample of 612 managers randomly drawn from Indian industry,…
Descriptors: Measurement, Learning, Organizations (Groups), Public Sector