The relationship between knowledge management and innovation is very critical now. However, without good capability of organizational learning, one organizational can't retain some important knowledge management practices and increase innovation. This study tries to set a model figuring out the moderating effects of organizational learning between knowledge management and innovation based on Common Wealth Magazine's Top 1000 manufacturers and Top 100 financial firms in Taiwan 2007. The result reveals that the relationship among knowledge management, as well as organizational learning and organizational innovation utilizing structural equation modeling. The results show that organizational learning is the mediating variable between knowledge management and organizational innovation. Therefore, knowledge management is an important input, and organizational learning is a key process, then organizational innovation is a critical output.
Industrial Engineering and Engineering Management, 2009. IEEM 2009. IEEE International Conference on, pp.1850-1854