Barriers to investment toward Barriers to learning: the case of Béjaia area's companies in Algeria

  • Khierddine Gani University of B├⌐jaia
  • Boukrif Moussa University of B├⌐jaia


The purpose of this paper is to identify the obstacles inhibiting the building culture of organizational learning in the Algerian company. The business climate or the professional conditions in which Algerian companies operate are steadily worsening according to the Doing Business report 2016. Algeria does not facilitate the task for its entrepreneurs, quite the contrary. The Doing business report make a comparison of countries in the world in the field of entrepreneurship, and Algeria is very poorly placed. Algeria continues to fall in the Doing Business ranking of the World Bank and loses two more places compared to the last year joining the group of the last countries. Algeria, ranked 163 out of 189 countries in Doing Business 2016, remains a very difficult country to do business. Starting from this idea, we will see how these barriers to investment -the complexity of procedures to create companies, the long durations to receive a building permit, etc- are mainly caused by the institutional deficit in the coordination of economic activity, have contributed to the construction of obstacles to organizational learning in Algerian companies.

Author Biographies

Khierddine Gani, University of Béjaia
Gani khierddine is a first year PhD student in business management at the University of Béjaia, department of management sciences. He received a bachelor's degree in management and a master's degree in business management from the University of Béjaia. Her current work focuses on organizational learning through partnership
Boukrif Moussa, University of Béjaia
Boukrif Moussa is a Professor of Universities at the University of Bejaia, department of management sciences. He is a Director of the Entrepreneurship House of Bejaia. He is a Director of laboratory of Research in Management and Quantitative Techniques (RMQT) at University of Bejaia and Management consultant


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How to Cite
GANI, Khierddine; MOUSSA, Boukrif. Barriers to investment toward Barriers to learning: the case of Béjaia area's companies in Algeria. Journal of Management and Innovation, [S.l.], v. 3, n. 1, apr. 2017. ISSN 2378-5713. Available at: <>. Date accessed: 22 aug. 2017. doi:


learning by exploitation, learning by exploration, environmental stability, formalization, centralization of decision-making.