Learning Organization, Change Management and Innovation Management in the New World Order

Eroğlu İ., Eroğlu I.

Journal of Information Systems and Management Research, vol.1, no.1, pp.51-57, 2019 (Peer-Reviewed Journal)

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 1 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2019
  • Journal Name: Journal of Information Systems and Management Research
  • Journal Indexes: Index Copernicus, Root Indexing, Other Indexes
  • Page Numbers: pp.51-57
  • Istanbul Medipol University Affiliated: No


In the transition period from the knowledge era to the era of the intelligent society in the chaotic

ecosystem of our world, investing in the human capital is an important tool of the new world order

for the effective management of the organizations. Organizations that can transform risks into

opportunities while creating this new structure are those who are learning organizations. The

learning organization is an organization capable of creating information, acquiring information,

transferring information and that is successfully changing its behavior to reflect new knowledge

and understanding. Learning organization theory focuses on how organizations learn, what are the

practices that emphasize effective and successful adaptation to environmental conditions and which

processes will facilitate organizational learning. In order to become a learning organization, change

management should be done to in order to balance the macro-level organizational objectives and

the interests of employees at the micro level. As innovation without change is not possible, a

management approach having open communication, borderless sharing and participation

establishing a shared vision for innovation is also essential. In this research, the importance of

change and innovation management of organizations has been discussed in relation with the

learning organization approach for the sake of the organization and the society that it is functioning

in. Finally, it is stated that learning organization theory to survive empirical studies needed to be

conducted in today’s organizations.