Organizational Learning Survey (OLS)
The Organizational Learning Survey is a 21-item instrument used to measure the five major theoretical underlying organizational characteristics and management practices that facilitate organizational learning.

Evidence-Based Assessment Rating Profile


Sample Items 


Relevant Literature:

  1. Caroline Marchionni, J. R. (2008). Organizational factors that support the implementation of a nursing best practice guideline. Journal of Nursing Management, 16(3), 266–74. doi:10.1111/j.1365-2834.2007.00775.x
  2. Chakrabarty, S., & Rogé, J. N. (2002). An evaluation of the Organizational Learning Survey. Psychological Reports, 91(3 Pt 2), 1255–1267. doi:10.2466/pr0.2002.91.3f.1255
  3. Goh, S., & Richards, G. (1997). Benchmarking the learning capability of organizations. European Management Journal, 15(5), 575–583. doi:10.1016/S0263-2373(97)00036-4
  4. PhD, C. C. A. C. (2003). Examining the relationships between individual, team and organizational learning in an Australian hospital. Learning in Health and Social Care, 2(4), 223 – 235. doi:10.1046/j.1473-6861.2003.00057.x
  5. Stetler, C. B., Ritchie, J. A., Rycroft-Malone, J., Schultz, A. A., & Charns, M. P. (2009). Institutionalizing evidence-based practice: an organizational case study using a model of strategic change. Implementation Science, 4(1), 78. doi:10.1186/1748-5908-4-78
  6. Swee C Goh, T. K. Q. (2008). The organizational learning survey: a re-evaluation of unidimensionality. Psychological Reports, 101(3 Pt 1), 707–21.