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Prof. T. Hikmet Karakoc
Anadolu University, Faculty of Aeronautics and Astronautics, Turkey

IJET 2018 Vol.10(6): 501-504 ISSN: 1793-8236
DOI: 10.7763/IJET.2018.V10.1110

The Importance of the Learning Organization in Construction Industry

Gülçağ Albayrak, Uğur Albayrak, and İlker Özdemir
Abstract—In recent years, the transformation of construction companies using contemporary management approaches has gained momentum according to acclimate changing conditions. Because developing knowledge increases the competition rapidly. The organizations which are able to learn faster with all of the elements achieve the development and survival. The concept of learning organization is one the most important approaches for adapting the organizations to new environment. Although the researches of business and management sciences have explored the effectiveness of this subject intensively, the concept of learning organization in construction sector has not been entirely investigated yet. For this reason, in this study, learning organization is introduced and examines in terms of construction industry which is quite different from other industries.

Index Terms—Construction management, knowledge management, learning organization, learning process.

The authors are with Eskisehir Osmangazi University, Department of Civil Engineering, Eskisehir, Turkey (e-mail: galbayrak@ogu.edu.tr, albayrak@ogu.edu.tr, iozdemir@ogu.edu.tr).


Cite: Gülçağ Albayrak, Uğur Albayrak, and İlker Özdemir, "The Importance of the Learning Organization in Construction Industry," International Journal of Engineering and Technology vol. 10, no. 6, pp. 501-504, 2018.

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