Problem Statement: This research analyzes the relationship between cognitive and behavioral change that comes with organizational learning and performance, understanding how these changes afect performance. Very little is known about how cognitive and behavioral changes afect improvements efectively in organizational performance.
Method: Based on the literature, we develop a theoretical model that shows interrelations between cognitive change, behavioral change and organizational performance. The hypotheses are tested using data collected from 408 CEOs in Spanish organizations. The study analyzes the data using structural equations modeling (LISREL 8.71 program).
Results: this research reflects the positive efects of cognitive change on behavioral change and it also show how these variables positively afect organizational performance.
Conclusions: Learning occurs when it produces a change in conduct as a result of a change in the level of knowledge. The results support the importance of both changes in generating improvements in organizational performance