Learning Organization and its Cultural Manifestations: Evidence from a Global White Goods Manufacturer

Kuscu Z. K. , Yener M., GÜRBÜZ F. G.

4th International Conference on Leadership, Technology, Innovation and Business Management (ICLTIBM), İstanbul, Türkiye, 19 - 21 Kasım 2014, cilt.210, ss.154-163 identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 210
  • Doi Numarası: 10.1016/j.sbspro.2015.11.354
  • Basıldığı Şehir: İstanbul
  • Basıldığı Ülke: Türkiye
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.154-163


Being a leader is critical and difficult to sustain in today's highly competitive business world. In present study, a leader company in white goods sector is examined to explore its core cultural competency. The critical characteristic of the company is found as its being a learning organization. Various cultural manifestations of the company are analyzed according to Senge's five disciplines. Exploratory case study technique is used in order to understand a complex phenomenon of being a learning organization.