Ambidexterity

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Daan Verkaik

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Ambidexterity is a term mostly found in sports (see Wikipedia), but is also very much important in management and connected to the adaptive cycle.

Definition

Combining explorative and exploitative activities to manage evolutionary and revolutionary change in an organization.

Video

A short (2 minute) introduction on what ambidexterity is and why it is important. Youtube

Articles on this wiki

  1. Michael L. Tushman and Charles A. O'Reilly, III, 2006. Ambidextrous Organizations: Managing Evolutionary and Revolutionary Change
  2. Tom J.M. Mom, Frans A.J. van den Bosch, Henk. W. Volberda , 2009. Understanding Variation in Managers' Ambidexterity
  3. Tushman M.L. , Anderson P.C., O’Reilly C., 1997. Technology cycles-innovation streams-and ambidextrous organizations.

Contributors

Daan Verkaik