Dynamic capabilities analysis in strategic management of learning and knowledge absorption


  • José G. Vargas-Hernández University Center for economic and Managerial Sciences, University of Guadalajara
  • Gabriela Muratalla-Bautista





The objective of this study is to review the new trends in theoretical empirical and methodological investigations to analyze the dynamic capabilities of organizations that stablish the connections to manage the absorption of knowledge. The analysis begins with the assumption that the generation and development of dynamic capabilities of an organization positively favor the design of and execution of the processes to manage learning and that they define the processes of knowledge absorption. The method focuses on a theoretical and methodological analysis of the effective literature to obtain the main connections among the different ways to apply it in the Mexican context. Therefore, the conclusion is that the generation and development of management knowledge in dynamic capabilities of the organizations leads to the strategic learning and the possibilities to absorb this knowledge into organizational innovation.    

Keywords: Absorption of knowledge. Dynamic capabilities. Strategic management of learning.



Neste trabalho teve-se como objetivo analisar os progressos na pesquisa teórico-metodológica e empírica para analisar as capacidades dinâmicas de organizações que estabelecem as conexões para gerenciar a absorção do conhecimento. A análise parte do pressuposto de que a geração e o desenvolvimento de capacidades dinâmicas de uma organização devem incentivar positivamente a concepção e a implementação de processos de aprendizagem e de gestão que determinam a absorção do conhecimento. O método está voltado a uma análise teórica e metodológica da literatura efetiva para obter as principais conexões entre as diferentes formas de aplicá-la ao contexto mexicano. Assim, conclui-se que a geração e o desenvolvimento de conhecimentos de gestão em termos de capacidades dinâmicas das organizações levam à  aprendizagem estratégica e ao potencial de absorção desse conhecimento em inovação organizacional.

Palavras-chave: Absorção de conhecimentos. Capacidades dinâmicas. Gestão estratégica de aprendizagem.


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Biografia do Autor

José G. Vargas-Hernández, University Center for economic and Managerial Sciences, University of Guadalajara

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Vargas-Hernández, J. G., & Muratalla-Bautista, G. (2017). Dynamic capabilities analysis in strategic management of learning and knowledge absorption. RACE - Revista De Administração, Contabilidade E Economia, 16(1), 227–260. https://doi.org/10.18593/race.v16i1.10997