Organizational learning As the Requirement of forming Enviropreneurship in Environmental Non-governmental Organizations (NGOs) in Iran

Document Type : Original Research Paper


1 Management Faculty, University of Tehran, Tehran, Iran

2 Department of Agricultural Extension and Education College of Agricultural Economics and Development, University of Tehran, Tehran, Iran


The current research was carried out with the aim of the investigation of organizational learning
dimensions role in the development of enviropreneurship in environmental Non-governmental organizations (NGOs) in Iran by descriptive correlation method. Statistical population of this research was including all environmental NGOs of industries in all over the country and statistical samples were extracted by random sampling and sampling formula. Finally, 51 environmental NGOs were selected among active environmental NGOs as the studied sample. The main instrument of data collection in this research was questionnaire used for measuring enviropreneurship and organizational learning. To determine the validity of questionnaire, face
validity method and opinion poll from experts were used. The designed instrument was at first used in the population out of pre-test statistical sample and Cronbach’s alpha was applied to determine reliability. Cronbach’s alpha for enviropreneurship was 0.76 and 0.97 for organizational learning. The main technique of data processing was logistic regression and SPSS software version 18 was used in this regard. Generally, the results of logit function showed that among organizational learning dimensions, organization connection with environment, encouraging co-workers and team learning and continuous learning opportunities were the most
important variables determining the condition of enviropreneurship in environmental NGOs.