Organizational Learning Capacity Scale (OLCS)
The Organizational Learning Capacity Scale is a 23-item instrument that assesses organizations in terms of organizational learning activities and relationships, the value placed on organizational learning, and the accessibility of organizational knowledge.

Evidence-Based Assessment Rating Profile

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Sample Items







Relevant Literature:

  1. Hult, G.T. M. (1997). Global organizational learning capacity in purchasing: Construct and measurement. Journal of Business Research, (2), 97–111. doi:10.1016/S0148-2963(96)00232-
  2. Hult, G. T. M. (1998). Managing the International Strategic Sourcing Process as a Market-Driven Organizational Learning System*. Decision Sciences, 29(1), 193–216. doi:10.1111/j.1540-5915.1998.tb01349.x
  3. Hult, G. T. M., Ferrell, O. C., & Hurley, R. F. (2002). Global organizational learning effects on cycle time performance. Journal of Business Research, 55(5), 377–387. doi:10.1016/S0148-2963(00)00161-2
  4. Hult, G. T. M., & Keillor, B. D. (1999). Organizational Learning and Market Orientation in International Marketing Education. Journal of Teaching in International Business, 10(3-4), 81–97. doi:10.1300/J066v10n03_06
  5. Hult, G. T. M., & Ketchen, D. J. (2001). Does market orientation matter?: a test of the relationship between positional advantage and performance. Strategic Management Journal, 22(9), 899–906. doi:10.1002/smj.197
  6. Hult, G. T. M., Ketchen, D., & Nichols, E. (2003). Organizational learning as a strategic resource in supply management. Journal of Operations Management, 21, 541–556.
  7. Hult, G. T. M., Snow, C., & Kandemir, D. (n.d.). The Role of Entrepreneurship in Building Cultural Competitiveness in Different Organizational Types. Journal of Management, 29(3), 401–426. doi:10.1016/S0149-2063(03)00017-5