Organizational Agility: The Key to Organizational Success

  •  Nafei Wageeh    


Background: In the current turbulent and highly competitive environment of today, OA, that is the ability of organizations to quickly sense and respond to environmental changes, is an important determinant of organization success.

Purpose: The purpose of this research is to identify the types of OA (sensing agility, decision-making agility and acting agility) and its role in promoting Organizational Success (OS) of the employees at Menoufia University Hospitals in Egypt.

Research Design/Methodology: To assess positive OA, refer to (OA questionnaire, Jaworski & Kohli, 1993) and OS (OS questionnaire Simon et al., 2011). The data of the study was collected from the employees at Menoufia University Hospitals in Egypt. Out of the 338 questionnaires that were distributed to employees, 285 usable questionnaires were returned, a response rate of 84%. Multiple Regression Analysis (MRA) was used to confirm the research hypotheses.

Findings: The researcher has found that the study subjects do agree that OA directly affects the dimensions of OS of the employees at Menoufia University Hospitals in Egypt.

Practical implications: This research helps to stimulate scientific research, particularly in terms of testing the model content, as well as studying the study variables and the factors affecting them. In addition, this research pointed to the need for organizations to practice OA in order to be able to meet contemporary intense competition, as this trend is to play an important role in enhancing OS.

Originality/value: This research dealt with OA in terms of its concept and dimensions, in addition to dealing with the role of OA in promoting OS at Menoufia University Hospitals in Egypt.

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