Managerial Skills and Organizational Learning in SMEs of Pakistan

Indian Journal of Commerce & Management Studies,2(4), 61-69

9 Pages Posted: 8 Jan 2012 Last revised: 24 Sep 2012

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Idress Ahmad Khan

affiliation not provided to SSRN

Arsalan Mujahid Ghouri

Universiti Pendidikan Sultan Idris

Date Written: 2011

Abstract

The paper is based on the proposed model of Robert Katz (1955) for managerial skills. Further Marquardt (2006) research tool is adopted to test the Jandaghi et al (2009) hypotheses. The objective of this research is to find the relationship between managers’ skills and organizational learning in the context of Pakistan’s SME business sector. The research finding showed that human skills have significant effect on organizational learning however conceptual skills also partly desirable. The results also demonstrated that among the conceptual, human and technical skills; human skill has more meaningful share in the process of organizational learning.

Keywords: Organizational Learning, Managers’ Skills, Human Skill, Conceptual Skill, SMEs

JEL Classification: D23, D29, M14, O15

Suggested Citation

Khan, Idress Ahmad and Ghouri, Arsalan Mujahid, Managerial Skills and Organizational Learning in SMEs of Pakistan (2011). Indian Journal of Commerce & Management Studies,2(4), 61-69 , Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1980943

Idress Ahmad Khan

affiliation not provided to SSRN ( email )

Arsalan Mujahid Ghouri (Contact Author)

Universiti Pendidikan Sultan Idris ( email )

TG.MALIM - PERAK
Tanjong Malim, PA Perak 35900
Malaysia

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