Obstacles of Organizational Learning and Self-transcendence: Theoretical Research Based on Chinese Family Business

Mengyun Wu, Chuanming Chen


Family enterprises widely exist in countries of the world. No matter in quantity or in scale, family enterprise takes a great share of world economy and occupies a very important position in national economy. Nowadays, research on family enterprise turns to be the focus of theoretic research in all countries, and organizational learning is also thought to be the key issue of family enterprises to survive, develop and maintain competitive advantages. However, the obstacles in learning are difficult questions and may weaken family enterprises’ core competence. Thus, the article starts with the basic meaning of obstacles in organizational learning, analyzes their influence factors from several aspects (learning process, organization’s ideas and culture), and puts forward the countermeasures for enhancing organizational learning ability of family enterprises.

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.5539/ass.v8n13p89

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