The role of Open-book Management in Achieving Organizational Agility “Research based on PhD. Thesis”

  • Mohammed A. Hussein Al-Taii Banking & Finance Department, Zarka University, Jordan
  • Hadi Kh. Ismael Banking & Finance Department, Nawroz University, Kurdistan Iraq
  • Shihab A. Khudhur Banking & Finance Department, Nawroz University, Kurdistan Iraq

Abstract

The study aims at acknowledging the impact of Open-book management on the types of organizational agility (sensing agility, decision-making agility, and acting agility) in the private universities / Kurdistan Region - Iraq.  The study has used the analytical descriptive methodology, through using questionnaire to collect information from the members of the university councils in (11) private university in Kurdistan Region - Iraq.  The sample of the study includes (91) members of the university councils. The statistical program (SPSS. V. 21) has been used to analysis the information collected and to get the results of the hypotheses testing.


The main findings of the study were that the surveyed universities are practicing both of open-book management and organizational agility at high levels. The study also indicates that open-book management has a significant impact on organizational agility at the surveyed universities. A number of suggestions were presented focusing on that the private universities need to pay more attention to practice open-book management as it has a positive significant impact on achieving organizational agility.

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Published
2020-03-26
How to Cite
HUSSEIN AL-TAII, Mohammed A.; ISMAEL, Hadi Kh.; KHUDHUR, Shihab A.. The role of Open-book Management in Achieving Organizational Agility “Research based on PhD. Thesis”. Academic Journal of Nawroz University, [S.l.], v. 9, n. 1, p. 232-244, mar. 2020. ISSN 2520-789X. Available at: <http://journals.nawroz.edu.krd/index.php/ajnu/article/view/600>. Date accessed: 04 apr. 2020. doi: https://doi.org/10.25007/ajnu.v9n1a600.
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