The Role of Organizational Flexibility in Organizational Agility: A Research on SMEs

Yeşim Koçyiğit, Bülent Akkaya

Abstract


Flexibility and agility, which are closely interrelated concepts with organizations’ performance, have effects on managers’ decisions. In this context, this study aims to determine the effect of organizational flexibility on organizational agility and agility abilities in small medium and large enterprises. Two questionnaires were used to get data. The data were collected from 111 managers from 46 firms located in the West of Turkey. Regression analysis was used to depict the relations. The results showed that there is a positive and significant impact of organizational structure flexibility on the organizational agility and agility abilities; competency, flexibility, responsiveness and speed.


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DOI: https://doi.org/10.5296/bms.v11i1.16867

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