Title: Effects of organisational ambidexterity and change for sustainability on organisational effectiveness: empirical evidence from India

Authors: Nitin Simha Vihari; M.K. Rao

Addresses: Department of Management Studies, Indian Institute of Technology, Haridwar Road, Uttarakhand, Pin: 247667, India ' Department of Management Studies, Indian Institute of Technology, Haridwar Road, Uttarakhand, Pin: 247667, India

Abstract: The increasing interest in both practice and scholarship is facilitating the ongoing research on corporate sustainability. The aim of this paper is to investigate the influence of organisational ambexterity (OA) and organisational change for sustainability (OCS) in achieving corporate sustainability (CS) and in turn contributing to the organisational effectiveness. In addition to the above mentioned direct relationships, the study further explores the interaction effects of the moderating variables such as employee integration (EI) and resource endowments (RE). The study is undertaken in the context of select pharmaceutical companies in India with a sample size of 245 respondents. Structural equation modelling was used as a method for the statistical validation of the latent constructs. The key finding of the study reveals that OA, OCS significantly predicts and also explains the variability of the latent constructs CS and OE.

Keywords: organisational ambidexterity; corporate sustainability; structural equation modelling; SEM; employee integration; resource endowments; organisational change; India; sustainable development; organisational effectiveness; sustainable development; pharmaceutical industry.

DOI: 10.1504/IJSSM.2014.070856

International Journal of Sustainable Strategic Management, 2014 Vol.4 No.4, pp.376 - 388

Published online: 30 Jul 2015 *

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