The Effects of the Learning Organization on Firm Innovativeness: A Study in Turkish Textile Industry

Gümüştaş C., Araci O., Soydemir C. O.

19th World Business Congress, Konya, Turkey, 21 - 25 July 2010, vol.19, pp.119-123 identifier

  • Publication Type: Conference Paper / Full Text
  • Volume: 19
  • City: Konya
  • Country: Turkey
  • Page Numbers: pp.119-123
  • Istanbul Technical University Affiliated: Yes


For establishing a learning organization, every member's devotion to learning becomes essential. In addition, scanning the environment and seeking a full understanding of the environment are key aspects of commitment to learning and as we can see, organizations pay attention it. Systematic challenging of the way the firm thinks and operates constitutes the firm innovativeness. In other terms, open-minded firms willingly question their internal operations and the assumptions that underlie them.