Ascertaining Dimensions of Organizational Learning Capabilities (OLC) in Academic Library

Mohd Shamsul Mohd Shoid, Norliya Ahmad Kassim
2013 International Journal of Academic Research in Business and Social Sciences  
Organizational learning capabilities (OLC) and knowledge performance are both very important in an organization. Not much study has been done on OLC and knowledge performance in the context of a library. Thus, this paper aims to examine the perceptions of organizational learning capabilities (OLC) and knowledge performance among librarians in an academic library. Based on the study, this paper presents OLC's dimensions (transfer of knowledge and leadership) and knowledge performance. From the
more » ... ormance. From the findings, transfer of knowledge was ranked higher (mean=5.73) compared to leadership (mean=5.70). It also showed that transfer of knowledge was moderately and positively correlated with leadership (p< 0.01, r=0.690). Furthermore, transfer of knowledge was moderately correlated with knowledge performance (p<0.01, r=0.640). However, there was a weak correlation between leadership and knowledge performance. The study is significant for librarians to improve and enhance their learning capabilities and knowledge in the academic library.
doi:10.6007/ijarbss/v3-i7/76 fatcat:vaupbjm7ozhm5a7trcy63ud6ci