Examining the relationships between organizational culture, knowledge management and environmental responsiveness capability

  • Peyman Akhavan, Mohamad Ebrahim Sanjaghi, Jalal Rezaeenour, Hamed Ojaghi
  • VINE, May 2014, Emerald
  • DOI: 10.1108/vine-07-2012-0026

Relationships between organizational culture, knowledge management and environmental responsiveness

What is it about?

The main aim of this research is to study the effects of organizational culture on environmental responsiveness capability (ERC), both directly and through the mediation of knowledge management (KM) in selected Iranian Industrial Research Organizations (IIRO). Furthermore, the effects of Four types of culture on ERC and KM in the target population are compared.

Why is it important?

The advantage of this paper compared to other related research is to study on ERC based on cultural and knowledge-related variables. Hence, it can extend the literature of ERC, and it can be useful for the managers who are dealing with industrial research company.


Dr Jalal Rezaeenour
University of Qom

I think the relations between these 3 variable including organizational culture, environmental responsiveness capability and Knowledge Management seems important. The results based on survey research showed that all relationships between these variables are positive and significant.

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The following have contributed to this page: Professor Peyman Akhavan, Dr Jalal Rezaeenour, and Professor Peyman Akhavan

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