Title: The relationship between organisational learning and innovation capabilities in medium-sized enterprises

Authors: Vanessa Paola Pertuz; María Lourdes Geizzelez; Adith Pérez; Adriana Lorena Vega

Addresses: Grupo de Investigación Nuevas Tecnologías-UDES, Facultad de Ingenierías, Universidad de Santander, Valledupar, Colombia ' Universidad Doctor Rafael Belloso Chacín (URBE), Maracaibo, Venezuela ' Grupo de Investigación Nuevas Tecnologías-UDES, Facultad de Ingenierías, Universidad de Santander, Valledupar, Colombia ' Grupo de Investigación Nuevas Tecnologías-UDES, Facultad de Ingenierías, Universidad de Santander, Valledupar, Colombia

Abstract: This paper aims to analyse the relationship between organisational learning and innovation capabilities in medium-sized enterprises. The research applied two surveys in medium-sized enterprises. The results show the existence of a strong positive correlation between organisational learning and innovation capability. The study provides empirical evidence on the development of innovation capabilities in medium-sized enterprises. In the literature, there are relatively few papers, which study the links between organisational learning and innovation capabilities. Therefore, this paper contributes with tangible evidence to identify the dimensions of organisational learning that improve the development of innovation capabilities.

Keywords: organisational learning; innovation capabilities; medium-sized enterprises.

DOI: 10.1504/IJBIR.2020.107843

International Journal of Business Innovation and Research, 2020 Vol.22 No.2, pp.262 - 280

Received: 20 Aug 2018
Accepted: 10 Nov 2018

Published online: 19 Jun 2020 *

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