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Cultural traits influencing the adoption of new ways of workings

Amitesh Singh Parihar (Department of Human Resources, Symbiosis Centre for Management and Human Resource Development, Symbiosis International University, Pune, India)
Vinita Sinha (Department of Human Resources, Symbiosis Centre for Management and Human Resource Development, Symbiosis International University, Pune, India)

International Journal of Innovation Science

ISSN: 1757-2223

Article publication date: 18 January 2021

Issue publication date: 29 March 2021

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Abstract

Purpose

The purpose of this paper is to identify the strengths and areas of improvement for taking organizations one step ahead in terms of adopting digitalization, analytics and governance. Also, the paper aims to identify the organizational cultural traits that influence the adoption of digitization and technology, analytics and governance.

Design/methodology/approach

A quantitative analysis of survey questionnaire collected from working professionals of various manufacturing industries to find out the driving traits and the restraining traits and to propose which is dominating. Sector: manufacturing, sample: working professionals across functions and sample size: 80–100 people.

Findings

This research suggests the cultural traits that influence the adoption of digitization and technology, analytics and governance in any organization.

Practical implications

As organizations explore new ways of working, their organizational culture and employee perspective would play an important role in prioritizing the interventions. This research aims to suggest a strategy to strengthen the driving forces and/or weaken the restraining forces.

Originality/value

There are various papers available on the individual topics but the uniqueness of this paper is that it represents all three factors in a single research and their influencers.

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Citation

Parihar, A.S. and Sinha, V. (2021), "Cultural traits influencing the adoption of new ways of workings", International Journal of Innovation Science, Vol. 13 No. 2, pp. 145-160. https://doi.org/10.1108/IJIS-09-2020-0158

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Emerald Publishing Limited

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