Strategic management development: the role of the learning school in the promotion of the competence of managers




Strategic Management, Strategy Schools, Learning School, Managers Competency


The aim of this study was to research the effects of using the Learning School to improve competency criteria of managers in Bank Saderat Iran and determine the effect of each criterion of this school. By using a Morgan table and assuming an unlimited population size, 384 individuals were randomly selected. After choosing six core competencies of the managers, data was collected using a 47-item questionnaire. After confirming the questionnaire’s validity using SPSS and a Spearman's test, the significant correlation of all criteria was established, excepting for personality traits and the implementation of the learning school. Finally, using the Topsis method, criteria was ranked as follows: attitude, knowledge, capability and personality traits (directly proportional). The results of this study can be used in the decision-making process for the selection, appointment and improvement of senior managers in economic organizations in the country.

Author Biographies

Yashar Salamzadeh, Farabi Institute of Higher Education

Senior Lecturer, Farabi Institute of Higher Education, Mehrshahr, Iran.

Mehran YousefNia, Farabi Institute of Higher Education

MA, Farabi Institute of Higher Education, Mehrshahr, Iran

Mirjana Radovic Markovic, Institute of Economic Sciences

Full Professor, Institute of Economic Sciences, Belgrade, Serbia

Aidin Salamzadeh, University of Tehran

PhD researcher, Faculty of Entrepreneurship, University of Tehran, Tehran, Iran


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