Title: Role of shared vision in an organisation: a complexity environment perspective

Authors: Sonia Emaan; Bakhtiar Ali

Addresses: Department of Management Science, Bahria University, Islamabad, Pakistan ' Department of Management Science, Bahria University, Islamabad, Pakistan

Abstract: This research intends to analyse the impact of employee alienation on shared vision in an organisation where the response to the complex environment is enabled in systems thinking approach. This empirical work is based upon regression analysis and the respondents of this study are first line to top managers of private sector from manufacturing and service industry. The findings of this study entail the direct impact of the negative construct of employee alienation and shared vision depicts strong and significant results with each other; where moderating relations of complexity responsive environment between employee alienation and shared vision plays a partial contribution. This study is applicable to administer the behaviour of employees working in the manufacturing and service sector. Study leads to identify the future research path for analysing different dimensions of employee alienation, systems intelligence, employee organisational and social well-being keeping cultural context in view. Also, this study has recognised the pragmatic role of complexity responsive environment which impacts differently between a negative and positive study variable. The study originates analysis of employee alienation's dimensions into organisational context with the impact of concepts of systems theory and the learning organisation are a significant contribution this work.

Keywords: employee alienation; systems intelligence; complexity responsive environment; shared vision; social well-being.

DOI: 10.1504/IJSSM.2020.111169

International Journal of Sustainable Strategic Management, 2020 Vol.8 No.2, pp.120 - 137

Received: 16 May 2019
Accepted: 08 Oct 2019

Published online: 19 Oct 2020 *

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