The Effect of Ambidextrous Leadership on Ambidextrous Employee as an effort to create Corporate Entrepreneurship

Allan Rizka Syafaat, T. Ezni Balqiah

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A dynamic business environtment that characterized by rapid market change requires company or organization to respond quickly and effectively to the situation as the company's life depends on its ability to exploit current business to ensure survival at the moment and to explore business opportunities to ensure its viability in the future. The capability of companies to balance between exploration and exploitation is often called ambidexterity, ambidexterity is believed to have power that can improve the companies' ability in having the nature of entrepreneurship that is innovativeness, risk taking, self-renewal, proactiveness and so forth. The ambidexterity of the company depends on the active element inside it, this research proves that in the telecommunication and creative industries where the business environment in those industries are very dynamic, the role of the active elements of the organization that is members and leaders of organization are significant in creating the entrepreneurship ability of the company especially the innovativeness, their function as an active elements are exploration activities such as finding new things and exploitation activities such as focusing on routine activities correctly, and in accordance with the results of this study, the ability of members to explore and exploit is influenced by the behavior of its superiors, that kind of behaviours can increase the variance of subordinates' activities or so-called opening type or reduce the variance of their subordinate activities or so-called closing type.
Original languageEnglish
Publication statusPublished - 2017
Event12th International Conference on Business Management & Legal Studies (ICBMLS) - MY, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Duration: 1 Jan 2017 → …


Conference12th International Conference on Business Management & Legal Studies (ICBMLS)
CityKuala Lumpur
Period1/01/17 → …


  • Ambidextrous Leadership, Ambidextrous Employee, Corporate Entrepreneurship.


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