Title: The influence of organisational learning culture on information system project team capabilities: an empirical study


Author: Abeer Hmoud Al-Faouri


Address: Department of Management Information Systems, Faculty of Planning and Management, Al-Balqa' Applied University, Al-Salt, Jordan


Journal: Int. J. of Knowledge and Learning, 2012 Vol.8, No.1/2, pp.20 - 40


Abstract: This study tried to empirically investigate whether the organisational learning culture influences project team's - project manager and project members - capabilities. Multiple regression analysis was used for testing the hypotheses of the study. The results indicated that four dimensions of organisational learning culture - continuous learning, inquiry and dialogue, connection to environment, and strategic leadership - significantly influence the project manager capabilities. However, team learning, embedded systems, and empowerment were not predictors of project manager capabilities. The study also showed that establishing embedded systems for capturing and sharing learning significantly enhances project members' capabilities. Based on the reached results implications for theory, practice and future research were suggested.


Keywords: organisational learning culture; project manager capabilities; project members; team member capabilities; project management; embedded systems; knowledge sharing.


DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1504/IJKL.2012.047548


Available online 27 Jun 2012



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