Adaptation and change in organizational learning research

Ferincz, Adrienn (2016) Adaptation and change in organizational learning research. Vezetéstudomány - Budapest Management Review, 47 (5). pp. 53-63. DOI 10.14267/VEZTUD.2016.05.05

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To understand the role of organizational learning in the organization’s endeavor to overcome challenges, organizational learning research need to be spread out to the field of adaptation and change. This paper is the first part of a bigger empirical research, a literature review that examines the link between these topics and search for gaps in prior literature. However, these phenomena are closely related in the prior literature, the thinking about organizational learning is rather idealistic than reflective and there are still research gaps regarding the following questions: (1) Is there a need to examine internal organizational challenges from the organizational learning perspective? (2) How can the earlier organizational adaptation be characterized using the constructs of organizational learning? (3) Is the earlier adaptation process or organizational learning process always good and useful for the organization? Based on reviewing prior literature the author formulated an own organizational learning definition and identified future research directions in order to fill these gaps.

Item Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:organizational learning, adaptation, internal change, learning organization, intra-organizational challenges
Subjects:Business organisation
ID Code:2364
Deposited By: Ádám Hoffmann
Deposited On:08 Jun 2016 15:30
Last Modified:29 Jun 2021 13:20

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