International Journal of Multidisciplinary Research and Development

International Journal of Multidisciplinary Research and Development


International Journal of Multidisciplinary Research and Development
International Journal of Multidisciplinary Research and Development
Vol. 7, Issue 2 (2020)

Exploring organizational learning and innovation within Indonesian batik SMEs


Eka Sutisna, Fikriah, Edi Suhara

The aim of this study is to explore the organizational learning and innovation practices within small and medium scale companies. This study performs a Manova to examine the effect of four company attributes on the capability level of organizational learning and innovation. This study applied a survey method to collect data concerning organizational learning and innovation practices. The instrument used in the study is structured questionnaires distributed directly to the respondents. The sample involved comprises 74 companies located in the Bekasi region, West Java Province of Indonesia. The results indicate that scores of organizational learning and innovation capability significantly varies across company size, particularly for the item of acquisition of external knowledge and the item of process innovation. This study found that scores of organizational learning and innovation capability significantly varies across company market, particularly for the item of distribution of knowledge and the item of organizational innovation. It was also found that scores of organizational learning and innovation capability significantly varies across industry sector, particularly for the item of organizational memory and the item of product innovation.
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