Causal Relationship among Perceived Organizational Environment, Leadership and Organizational Learning in Industrial Workers

Causal Relationship among Perceived Organizational Environment, Leadership and Organizational Learning in Industrial Workers

Murako Saito (Waseda University, Japan)
DOI: 10.4018/978-1-60960-783-8.ch503

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Theoretical Backgrounds On Organizational Learning

In order to improve organizational performance, job ability of the participants has to be developed in the process of organizational learning. Organizational learning is developed in a recursive process constrained by the antecedents of the enterprise, such as organizational strategies, structure, and climate. In the recursive learning processes, the participants are able to acquire knowledge and skills, and interpret input information so as to transfer it and then implement it in the field. In the course of recursive learning in the organization, the participants consisted of heterogeneous disciplinary members, develop their skills through collaboration in order to enable them to overcome difficulties and disruptions which may happen in the course of doing daily work. Innovative ideas emerge through collaboration with a multi-disciplinary staff..

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