Does Learning Organization Lead to a Better Performance?: A Study of a GLC in Malaysia


  • NORASHIKIN HUSSEIN University teknologi MARA



The Government-linked Companies (GLCs) transformation program is aimed to ensure its competency and competitiveness in achieving the nation’s Vision 2020. One of the factors that lead to higher performance is through the development of learning organization which provides continuous learning and improvement, directly linked to competitive advantage. Data collected from 150 employees of a telecommunication GLC in Malaysia revealed that three of learning organization dimensions namely; systems connection, strategic leadership and team learningwere positively related to organizational performance. This study is significant to GLCs top management and the Malaysian government in ensuring superior performance in a knowledge-driven economy.

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Peer–review under responsibility of AMER (Association of Malaysian Environment-Behaviour Researchers), ABRA (Association of Behavioural Researchers on Asians) and cE-Bs (Centre for Environment-Behaviour Studies), Faculty of Architecture, Planning & Surveying, Universiti Teknologi MARA, Malaysia..

Keywords: learning  organization, organizational performance 


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How to Cite

HUSSEIN, N. (2016). Does Learning Organization Lead to a Better Performance?: A Study of a GLC in Malaysia. Environment-Behaviour Proceedings Journal, 1(4), 47-55.