||The Association among Human Capital, Organization Learning Orientation, Innovation Capability, and Financial Performance: A Resource-Based View
||Institute of International Management (IIMBA--Master)(on the job class)
Organizational learning orientation
As economic globalization, the markets/ industries are getting more and more competitive; financial performance is being highly concerned as it’s regarding to the organization’s survivability.
In resource-based view, obtaining the profit on the superior resource is insufficient for a firm; it also needs to keep generating the distinctive competence to remain an organization’s position. Innovation capability is one of the key abilities for an organization to endure the competitive advantage. And organizational learning orientation and human capability are one of the resources for innovation capability. Here, I analyzed the relationships of organizational learning orientation and human capital on innovation capability to financial performance. Examined that organizational learning orientation and human capital have positive influence to innovation capability and innovation capability has a positive influence to financial performance as well. Moreover, only human capital has positive influence to financial performance where innovation capability mediates human capital and financial performance.
TABLE OF CONTENTS IV
LIST OF TABLES VII
LIST OF FIGURES VIII
CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION 1
1.1 Research Background and Motivation. 1
1.2 Research Objective. 4
1.3 Research Procedure. 5
CHAPTER TWO LITERATURE REVIEW 7
2.1 The Resource-Based View. 7
2.2 Definitions of Construct. 8
2.2.1 Organizational Learning Orientation. 8
2.2.2 Human Capital. 9
2.2.3 Innovation Capability. 11
2.2.4 Financial Performance. 14
2.3 Relationships between Constructs. 15
2.3.1 Organizational Learning Orientation and Innovation Capability. 15
2.3.2 Human Capital and Innovation Capability. 15
2.3.3 Innovation Capability and Financial Performance. 16
2.3.4 Organizational Learning Orientation and Financial Performance. 17
2.3.5 Human Capital and Financial Performance. 18
2.3.6 Innovation Capability as a Mediator. 19
CHAPTER THREE RESEARCH DESIGN AND METHODOLOGY 20
3.1 Research Model. 20
3.2 Description of Sample. 21
3.3 Summary of Hypotheses. 21
3.4 Measures and Definitions of Variables. 22
3.4.1 Organizational Learning Orientation. 22
3.4.2 Human Capital. 23
3.4.3 Innovation Capability. 23
3.4.4 Financial Performance. 24
3.5 Control Variables. 25
3.6 Methods of Analysis. 25
3.6.1 Descriptive Statistics. 25
3.6.2 Internal Consistency Analysis (Cronbach’s Alpha). 25
3.6.3 Pearson Correlation Analysis. 25
3.6.4 Hierarchical Regression Analysis. 26
3.6.5. Structural Equation Modeling (SEM) Analysis. 26
CHAPTER FOUR RESEARCH RESULTS 27
4.1 Characteristics of Respondents. 27
4.2 Pearson Correlations. 29
4.3 Hypothesis Testing. 31
CHAPTER FIVE CONCLUSION AND SUGGETSIONS 34
5.1 Discussion and Implication. 34
5.2 Research Contribution. 35
5.3 Limitations and Future Research. 36
Appendix 1: Questionnaire 46
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