عنوان مقاله [English]
In a changing environment, the strategic learning approach can enable knowledge-based companies to quickly identify market changes and focus on emerging opportunities. Therefore, this study purpose is providing a model for identifying the the concept, causes and consequences of strategic learning and then that quantitative analysis and validation. In this study, using of grounded theory qualitative method, 15 experts of knowledge based companies selected by Snowball sampling and semi-structured interviews held with them. Data were categorized into 52 concepts, 8 sub components and 4 main components, after analysis. The main constructs includes organizational factors, environmental factors, main phenomenon and outcomes. Then, based on the process model and propositions that obtained from the first stage, the research hypotheses formulated and tested quantitatively among these companies personnel. In the quantitative part of research, the results indicate that both the model validation and the organizational and environmental factors have a positive and significant effect on strategic learning. Moreover, strategic learning has a positive and significant effect on outcomes including strategic agility, development of dynamic capabilities, underlying cause of change, performance improvement and sales growth.