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Impact of Learning Facilitators on Transforming a Learning Organization: An Empirical Study of Education Sector in Faisalabad, Pakistan

Cheema, Khaliq Ur Rehman and Jamal, Muhammad Farooq and Din, Muhammad Saadat (2013): Impact of Learning Facilitators on Transforming a Learning Organization: An Empirical Study of Education Sector in Faisalabad, Pakistan. Published in: International Journal of Management & Organizational Studies , Vol. 2, No. 1 (15 March 2013): pp. 35-41.

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Abstract

Objective of the study is to deal with two things first, measure that up to what extent the education sector of Pakistan is considering themselves as learning organization and secondly to measure role of learning facilitators in building the learning organizations. Education sector is well regulated sector providing a wide range of services, education sector consist of two types, one is private sector and the second is public sector. To measure the learning facilitators and learning organization discipline a questionnaire on five point lickert scale was develop, that consist of three parts, and part 1 is demographics (gender, education, designation, experience and university type), Part 2 is about the Disciplines (personal mastery, mental models, shared vision, team learning and system thinking), part 3 is about learning organization disciplines (culture, structure, HRM strategies and leadership), 120 questionnaires were distributed to different level of employees in different organizations out of which 105 respondents take part actively. This study is all about the comparison between these two sectors sample that selected from both type of universities is almost with ratio of 15% and 85% respectively because there is only 2 private universities are working in Faisalabad. Results shows that employee of both type of universities are agree with the question statement. But in public sector particularly and in private as well there is no concept of leadership; employees are not considering that there is a leader because in local area people has not set their mind yet toward the leadership. Study is contributing in a discipline named “building the learning organization” but this study has some limitations: First this study was conducted to a particular sector, Second it is conducted in a particular location, Thirdly only few of the learning organization discipline and facilitators are being study due to shortage of time. This is also recommended that this study has to be conducted on different sectors and with a larger sample size.

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