Organizational learning capability and organizational innovativeness: the mediating effect of transformational leadership style of academic managers / Shahri Abu Seman and Syed Jamal Abdul Nasir Syed Mohamad

Abu Seman, Shahri and Syed Mohamad, Syed Jamal Abdul Nasir (2019) Organizational learning capability and organizational innovativeness: the mediating effect of transformational leadership style of academic managers / Shahri Abu Seman and Syed Jamal Abdul Nasir Syed Mohamad. Advances in Business Research International Journal (ABRIJ), 5 (1). pp. 104-108. ISSN 2462-1838

Abstract

The role of organizational learning in enhancing firm’s innovativeness has become important to secure a sustainable competitive edge. This study attempts to explore this relationship by introducing a transformational leadership style as a mediator. The data were collected from 220 participants belonging to private higher education institutions in Malaysia through survey research using the structured interview schedule. The findings confirm organizational learning to be an important factor in promoting creativity in innovative organization. Transformational leadership Managers with learning ability improves their leadership skill and understanding to accumulate knowledge and experience to use it productively in challenging and competitive environment. This accumulated knowledge can further be utilized to enhance ability to anticipate the future and respond to customers’ demands through products based on their innovation capability. The implications of the results for academics and practitioners are discussed.

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Item Type: Article
Creators:
CreatorsID Num. / Email
Abu Seman, ShahriUNSPECIFIED
Syed Mohamad, Syed Jamal Abdul NasirUNSPECIFIED
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor > Management. Industrial Management > Planning. Business planning. Strategic planning
H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor > Management. Industrial Management > Organization
H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor > Management. Industrial Management > Organizational effectiveness. Performance measurement
Divisions: Universiti Teknologi MARA, Shah Alam > Faculty of Business and Management
Journal or Publication Title: Advances in Business Research International Journal (ABRIJ)
Journal: UiTM Journal > Advances in Business Research International Journal (ABRIJ)
ISSN: 2462-1838
Volume: 5
Number: 1
Page Range: pp. 104-108
Official URL: https://abrij.uitm.edu.my
Item ID: 29513
Uncontrolled Keywords: Organizational learning capability, Organizational innovativeness, Transformational leadership
URI: http://ir.uitm.edu.my/id/eprint/29513

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