Bridging Organizational Context and Individual-Level Cognition to Explain Individual Ambidexterity

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Abstract

Research on contextual ambidexterity points to the need for individuals to autonomously integrate exploration and exploitation. To date, research has either focused on antecedents in the social context or on individual-level antecedents. We integrate these two perspectives by using Social Cognitive Theory as a vintage point. We segment contextual antecedents into proximal and distal social context and illustrate how these two interact to influence individual ambidexterity through shaping the individual-level congitive basis of autonomous agentic behavior. Building on primary, multi-source data of 245 employees from a large Central European Company we find strong support for our model. With our research, we illuminate the syntax of causal mechanisms from the social context and individual-level.

Authors Bömelburg, Raphael & Palmié, Maximilian
Language English
Subjects business studies
HSG Classification contribution to scientific community
HSG Profile Area Global Center for Entrepreneurship + Innovation
Date 9 August 2020
Event Title 2020 Academy of Management Meeting
Event Location Virtual
Event Dates 7 - 11 August 2020
Depositing User Prof. Dr. Maximilian Palmié
Date Deposited 11 Nov 2020 14:43
Last Modified 11 Nov 2020 14:43
URI: https://www.alexandria.unisg.ch/publications/261428

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Bömelburg, Raphael & Palmié, Maximilian: Bridging Organizational Context and Individual-Level Cognition to Explain Individual Ambidexterity. 2020. - 2020 Academy of Management Meeting. - Virtual.

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