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How organizational learning affects innovation in SMEs: the case of information and communication technologies in Malaysia

Zandi Pour Joopari, GholamReza and Sulaiman, Mohamed and Naysary, Babak and Mohamed Salim, Islam (2013) How organizational learning affects innovation in SMEs: the case of information and communication technologies in Malaysia. In: 4th International Conference on Business and Economic Research (4th ICBER 2013), 4th-5th Mar 2013, Golden Flower Hotel, Bandung, Indonesia.

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Abstract

This research is an attempt at empirically testing the link between organizational learning and innovation in SMEs in Malaysia. According to the literature, organizational learning and innovation are crucial factors in firms’ performance but the focus of present study is to determine whether organizational learning lead to innovation. This study was conducted in a sample of 278 SMEs in Malaysia. The hypotheses in this study were developed to examine the relationship between organizational learning (OL) and innovation (I). To conduct the analysis we made use of Analysis of Moment Structure (AMOS 18.0) and SPSS 17.0. The findings approve the hypotheses implying a significant positive relationship between OL and I. Several implications for management and policy are also discussed in light of the findings of this study.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (UNSPECIFIED)
Additional Information: 6393/29609
Uncontrolled Keywords: ICT industry, Innovation, Organizational Learning, Small and Medium sized Enterprises
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor > HD28 Management. Industrial Management
T Technology > T Technology (General) > T55.4 Industrial engineering.Management engineering. > T58.5 Information technology
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes: Kulliyyah of Economics and Management Sciences > Department of Accounting
Kulliyyah of Economics and Management Sciences > Department of Business Administration
Depositing User: Dr. GholamReza Zandi Pour Joopari
Date Deposited: 10 Jun 2013 12:13
Last Modified: 11 May 2016 15:44
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/29609

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