The conceptualization of contextual ambidexterity leads to a gradual shift of the focus of organizations on dealing with the contradiction between efficiency and innovation to individuals level. By sorting out the existing literature of contextual ambidexterity, this paper argues that there is still a lack of more clear definition of connotation and antecedents of contextual ambidexterity. Based on the features of contextual ambidexterity, i.e., discipline, stretch, support and trust, it establishes a perspective of ambidextrous culture research, elaborates the endogenous relationships between ambidextrous culture and context, and constructs a model about the outline and cultivation of contextual ambidexterity. Finally, it points out the guidance significance of ambidextrous culture to management theory & practice and possible future research directions.
Ambidextrous Corporate Culture: A New Perspective of Research Contextual Ambidexterity
Foreign Economics & Management Vol. 38, Issue 06, pp. 51 - 62 (2016) DOI:10.16538/j.cnki.fem.2016.06.004
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Xiong Li, Liu Biaowen, Xie Fengjun. Ambidextrous Corporate Culture: A New Perspective of Research Contextual Ambidexterity[J]. Foreign Economics & Management, 2016, 38(6): 51–62.
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