The effect of intellectual capital on organizational ambidexterity: Explanation of moderating role of innovative culture (Electricity Industry in the country)

Document Type : Research Paper


Assistant Professor, Faculty of Management, Kharazmi University, Tehran, Iran


The purpose of this paper is to explore the effects of intellectual capital on Organizational Ambidexterity dimensions (exploration and exploitation) as well as the moderating effect of Mediating innovative culture in electricity industry. The research method is descriptive - correlation. the research statistical population constitute 90 manufacturing company’s managers in the electricity industry in the country select as the subjects. Data were collected via three standard questionnaires with 42 questions. to assess dimensions, Organizational Ambidexterity Scale proposed by jansen et al (2006), intellectual capital Scale was developed by Bontis (1998), and innovative culture Scale was developed by Deshpandé, Farley‌ & Webster (1993) was employed. This study applies SmartPLS3 to investigate the research model. The results showed that intellectual capital and intellectual capital demensions has positive effects on Organizational Ambidexterity. In addition to, this study finds that innovative culture is the moderating factor between intellectual capital and Organizational Ambidexterity.


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