Gölgeci, I., Arslan, A., Dikova, D. and Gligor, D. (2019), "Resilient agility in volatile economies: institutional and organizational antecedents", Journal of Organizational Change Management, Vol. 33 No. 1, pp. 100-113. https://doi.org/10.1108/JOCM-02-2019-0033
Resilient agility in volatile economies : institutional and organizational antecedents
|Author:||Gölgeci, Ismail1; Arslan, Ahmad2; Dikova, Desislava3;|
1School of Business and Social Sciences, Department of Business Development and Technology, Aarhus University, Denmark
2Department of Marketing, Management & International Business, Oulu Business School, University of Oulu, Finland
3Institute of International Business, Vienna University of Economics & Business Administration, Austria
4Ole Miss Business School, University of Mississippi, USA
|Online Access:||PDF Full Text (PDF, 0.3 MB)|
|Persistent link:|| http://urn.fi/urn:nbn:fi-fe2019121046495
|Publish Date:|| 2019-12-10
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to scrutinize the interplay between resilience and agility in explicating the concept of resilient agility and discuss institutional and organizational antecedents of resilient agility in volatile economies.
Design/methodology/approach: The authors develop a conceptual framework that offers an original account of underlying means of ambidextrous capabilities for organizational change and behaviors in volatile economies and how firms stay both resilient and agile in such contexts.
Findings: The authors suggest that resilient agility, an ambidextrous capability of sensing and acting on environmental changes nimbly while withstanding unfavorable disruptions, can explain entrepreneurial firms’ survival and prosperity. The authors then address institutional (instability and estrangement) and organizational (entrepreneurial orientation (EO) and bricolage) antecedents of resilient agility in volatile economies.
Originality/value: The authors highlight that unfavorable conditions in volatile economies might have bright sides for firms that can leverage them as entrepreneurial opportunities and propose that firms can achieve increased resilient agility when high levels of institutional instability and estrangement are matched with high levels of EO and bricolage.
Journal of organizational change management
|Pages:||100 - 113|
|Type of Publication:||
A1 Journal article – refereed
|Field of Science:||
512 Business and management
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