Organizational learning practices in Egyptian hotels and their impact on organizational commitment of employees: An Empirical Study

Document Type : Original Article


1 Hotel Management. Faculty of Tourism & Hotels, Suez Canal University

2 Administrative and Financial Sciences Taibah University, KSA

3 The High Institute for Tourism and Hotels in Ismailia - EGOTH


Organizational learning practices (OLP) represent an urgent strategic necessity for the progress and continuation of the organization, as it contributes decisively to dealing with change, creates opportunities for sustainable competitive advantage. OLP is an effective tool for achieving employees' goals in obtaining reward or authority; Therefore, the research aims to discover the relationship between OLP practices and organizational commitment (OC) of employees, and measure the potential impact of these practices on OC of employees by using a questionnaire as the main tool for collecting primary data and directed to a random sample of employees in the hotels. The data obtained were analyzed using SPSS V25. The results indicated that there is a significant correlation between OLP and OC of employees and OLC had a positive effect on OC of employees. The research recommends that Egyptian hotels pay attention to consolidating OLP, as they have a positive impact on enhancing OC of employees through the generation, acquisition, and sharing of knowledge among employees; The necessity of holding training courses for both managers and employees to improve learning and participation systems, and to encourage discussion and dialogue, which in turn develops the affective commitment, normative commitment, and continuous commitment.