Ambidestreza organizativa en filiales de sectores intensivos en conocimiento

  • Patrocinio del Carmen Zaragoza-Sáez Profesora Titular, Departamento de Organización de Empresas, Universidad de Alicante, Alicante, España. https://orcid.org/0000-0002-6829-1225
  • Enrique Claver-Cortés Catedrático, Departamento de Organización de Empresas, Universidad de Alicante, Alicante, España.
  • Bartolomé Marco-Lajara Catedrático, Departamento de Organización de Empresas, Universidad de Alicante, Alicante, España. https://orcid.org/0000-0001-8811-9118
  • Mercedes Úbeda-García Catedrática, Departamento de Organización de Empresas, Universidad de Alicante, Alicante, España. https://orcid.org/0000-0003-4044-2455
Palabras clave: ambidestreza, exploración de conocimiento, explotación de conocimiento, filiales, sectores intensivos en conocimiento

Resumen

En la sociedad del conocimiento, las multinacionales y, más específicamente, sus filiales adquieren gran protagonismo como fuen­te de competitividad para el conjunto de la multinacional. Bajo esta perspectiva, este artículo tiene un doble objetivo: (1) ofrecer una definición de filial ambidiestra y (2) explorar si las filiales son ambidiestras. Para ello se emplea una metodología cuantitativa sobre una muestra de 102 filiales españolas de multinacionales extranjeras de sectores intensivos en conocimiento. Los resulta­dos muestran que las filiales analizadas son altamente exploradoras de conocimiento. Sin embargo, a pesar de la coherencia que existe entre los roles desempeñados y sus estrategias competitivas internacionales, no todas las filiales resultaron ser ambidies­tras. Solo aquellas con roles de jugador integrado y estrategias “transnacionales” pueden considerarse como tales.

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2020-11-17
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Zaragoza-Sáez, P. del C., Claver-Cortés, E., Marco-Lajara, B., & Úbeda-García, M. (2020). Ambidestreza organizativa en filiales de sectores intensivos en conocimiento. Estudios Gerenciales, 36(157), 473-483. https://doi.org/10.18046/j.estger.2020.157.3906
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