Does Organizational Learning Orientation Matter? Investigating the Impact of Learning Orientation on SMES Performance

Jawad Hussain, Fayaz Ali Shah, Muhammad Ayub Khan

Abstract


The purpose of this study was to conduct an investigation into the link between organizational learning orientation and business performance in small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs).  Data were analysed using sample of 213 SMEs belonging to the manufacturing sector in Sialkot, Pakistan. The findings indicated that learning orientation is positively and significantly associated with the organizational performance of SMEs. The implications and limitations of the study are discussed and possible future research directions are provided.

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