Determining Factors of Organizational Learning Capabilities: In the context of educational institutes of third world country Pakistan
Keywords:Organizational learning capibility, Dimensions of OLC, Educational institutes, Leadership role.
The purpose of this quantitative study was to test the dimensions of Organizational learning capability (OLC) and the reliability of the newly develop measurement instrument to capture those dimensions using structural equation modelling. Data was collected using Likert-style survey from teachers (N=150) in the context of public secondary schools (N=15) in the developing country, Pakistan. Methods included statistical equation modeling including gender as moderating variable. This study extends the literature on OLC to the demographic of educational institutes. The results of the analysis revealed the four-factor structure of managerial commitment (MC), systems perspective (SP), openness and experimentation (EX), and knowledge transfer and integration (TR) provides a reliable model of OLC, with a statistically significant correlation between the factors and OLC. The main effect in explaining changes in OLS was demonstrated by EX, with gender showing statistically significant in moderating the relationships of the variables with OLS.
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