Flores, Luis G.
B.S. (Bachelor of Science)
Department of Management
For my Capstone I worked on a project studying the link between organizational planning, learning and performance. In the study I looked at four different industries in the Midwest. These industries were financial services, manufacturing of electronics parts, newspapers, and metal stamping. A survey was sent to each of the companies in these four industries after a phone call was made to each of them. As the surveys were received they were entered into a computer program for regression analysis. There were four main hypotheses that were looked at and the following are the results of those hypotheses. A strong support was shown for a relationship between strategic planning and level of organizational learning. There was also a positive relationship between learning and performance. No relationship was found between strategic type and the learning/performance relationship. There was a relationship between level of environmental hostility and learning, but not for environmental hostility and sales.
Carr, Dawn M., "Does organizational planning improve the learning in the organization and does that enhanced learning result in higher levels of organizational performance?" (1999). Honors Capstones. 427.
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Link Between Planning, Learning, and Performance