Organizational Learning, Innovativeness and Financial Performance of Small and Medium Enterprises (Smes) in Nigeria

This paper examined the relationship and the impact of organizational learning and innovativeness on financial performance of Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) in Osun State of Nigeria. The findings revealed that organizational learning components: system orientations, organizational climate for learning orientation, knowledge acquisition and utilization orientation, information sharing and dissemination orientation and financial performance are positively related. It was also revealed that system orientation, knowledge acquisition and utilization and information sharing and dissemination orientation are found to be the predictor of financial performance. Organizational innovativeness had no relationship with nor influence financial performance.

Provided by: The International Institute for Science, Technology and Education (IISTE) Topic: Software Date Added: Feb 2013 Format: PDF

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