Organizational unlearning as changes in beliefs and routines in organizations


Akgün A. E. , Byrne J., Lynn G. S. , Keskin H.

JOURNAL OF ORGANIZATIONAL CHANGE MANAGEMENT, vol.20, no.6, pp.794-812, 2007 (SSCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 20 Issue: 6
  • Publication Date: 2007
  • Doi Number: 10.1108/09534810710831028
  • Journal Name: JOURNAL OF ORGANIZATIONAL CHANGE MANAGEMENT
  • Journal Indexes: Social Sciences Citation Index (SSCI), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.794-812
  • Keywords: learning organizations, memory, organizational culture, organizational change, MEMORY, MODEL, CAPABILITIES, COGNITION, TIME
  • Yıldız Technical University Affiliated: No

Abstract

Purpose - Organizational learning and unlearning is a popular and important topic in business as well as academia. Even though there is a plethora of studies on organizational learning, surprisingly little is known about the conceptualization and operationalization of organizational unlearning. The purpose of this paper is to discuss organizational unlearning based on the organizational change and memory literature enhancing the organizational learning and change scholarship.