Volume 7, Issue 1, February 2018, Page: 7-19
Learning Organizations and Innovation Mediated by Job Satisfaction
Rania Abdel Razzaq Allouzi, Department of Business Management, the University of Jordan, Amman, Jordan
Taghrid Saleh Suifan, Department of Business Management, the University of Jordan, Amman, Jordan
Mohammed Alnuaimi, Department of Business Management, the University of Jordan, Amman, Jordan
Received: Feb. 2, 2018;       Accepted: Feb. 25, 2018;       Published: Mar. 20, 2018
DOI: 10.11648/j.ijber.20180701.12      View  1671      Downloads  189
Abstract
The purpose of this research is to investigate whether job satisfaction plays a mediating role in the relationship between learning organization and organizational innovation. To perform this research, questionnaires were used to collect data from 20 insurance companies in Jordan listed on the Amman Stock Exchange. Data were analyzed using the Statistical Package for Social Sciences, with descriptive analysis used to obtain general information about the employees and linear regression analysis used to test the research hypotheses. The results of this research indicate that learning organization positively impacts job satisfaction, that job satisfaction has a significant impact on organizational innovation, and that learning organization has a significant impact on organizational innovation. Further, job satisfaction was found to play a mediating role in the relationship between learning organization and organizational innovation. This research’s findings suggest that insurance companies that operate as learning organizations and seek improvements in their innovativeness should take employee job satisfaction into account. This research is important for companies seeking to improve the innovativeness of their employees. It shows that this can be encouraged by becoming a learning organization and concurrently improving employees’ job satisfaction.
Keywords
Learning Organization, Job Satisfaction, Mediating Impact, Organizational Innovation, Insurance Companies
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Rania Abdel Razzaq Allouzi, Taghrid Saleh Suifan, Mohammed Alnuaimi, Learning Organizations and Innovation Mediated by Job Satisfaction, International Journal of Business and Economics Research. Vol. 7, No. 1, 2018, pp. 7-19. doi: 10.11648/j.ijber.20180701.12
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