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The relationship between organisational culture and lifelong learning

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dc.contributor.author Mohidin, Jasmine
dc.date.accessioned 2013-10-30T13:25:12Z
dc.date.available 2013-10-30T13:25:12Z
dc.date.issued 2013-10-30
dc.identifier.citation Mohidin, Jasmine (2013) The relationship between organisational culture and lifelong learning, University of South Africa, Pretoria, <http://hdl.handle.net/10500/11971> en
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10500/11971
dc.description.abstract The objectives of this study were to (1) establish whether a relationship exists between individuals’ perception of organisational culture, measured by the South African Cultural Instrument (2005) and lifelong learning, measured by the Dimensions of the Learning Organisation Questionnaire (2003); and (2) determine whether the participants differed with regard to these variables in terms of sociodemographic contextual factors such as age, race, gender, education, years of service, disability status and job level. A quantitative study, using primary data, was conducted on a convenient sample (N=257) of full-time public service officials in a South African public service organisation. Correlational and inferential statistical analyses revealed statistically significant positive relationships between individuals’ perception of organisational culture and lifelong learning. Significant differences were found in the perception of these variables for individuals with different years of service and for individuals of different age groups. The findings should contribute valuable knowledge to the field of organisational behaviour, which could be used to promote a lifelong learning culture in public service organisations. The study concludes with recommendations for future practice en
dc.language.iso en en
dc.subject Lifelong learning culture en
dc.subject Learning organisation en
dc.subject Organisational learning en
dc.subject Knowledge sharing en
dc.subject Kowledge economy en
dc.title The relationship between organisational culture and lifelong learning en
dc.type Dissertation en
dc.description.department Industrial and Organisational Psychology en


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