Volume 6, Issue 2, June 2018, Page: 44-49
Dynamic Organizational Capabilities: The Joint Effect of Agility, Resilience and Empowerment
Mahmoud Abdelaziz Elgamal, Management and Marketing Department, Kuwait University, Kuwait
Received: May 16, 2018;       Accepted: Jun. 14, 2018;       Published: Jul. 10, 2018
DOI: 10.11648/j.jhrm.20180602.11      View  888      Downloads  86
Abstract
The paper presents a model of Dynamic Organizational Capabilities (ODCs). The capabilities included are organizational agility, Organizational resilience and human resources empowerment. These capabilities were selected based on reviews of the literature, which showed the potency of these capabilities in terms of their single and joint impact over organizational vitality (OV). The paper went beyond providing a conceptualization of ODCs, to provide an empirical test of it. The model was tested using regression analysis. The results show that validity of the proposed ODC model. The organizational resilience acted as a moderator of the relationship between organization agility and OV. Thus the organizational resilience interaction with organization agility improved significantly the variance explained in OV. On the other hand human resources empowerment acted as a mediator between organizational agility and OV. The conceptual and empirical implications of the results are discussed and the limitations of the study noted, future research direction were pointed at.
Keywords
Dynamic Organization Capabilities, Organizational Agility, Organizational Resilience, Human Resources Empowerment, Organizational Vitality
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Mahmoud Abdelaziz Elgamal, Dynamic Organizational Capabilities: The Joint Effect of Agility, Resilience and Empowerment, Journal of Human Resource Management. Vol. 6, No. 2, 2018, pp. 44-49. doi: 10.11648/j.jhrm.20180602.11
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