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Managing Exploration and Exploitation in a Media Organisation: A Capability-based approach to Ambidexterity
School of Business and Management, Lappeenranta University of Technology, Finland.
Jönköping University, Jönköping International Business School, JIBS, Business Administration. Jönköping University, Jönköping International Business School, JIBS, Media, Management and Transformation Centre (MMTC). School of Communication, Media and Theatre, University of Tampere, Finland .
2017 (English)In: Journal of Media Business Studies, ISSN 1652-2354, Vol. 14, no 2, p. 146-165Article in journal (Refereed) Published
Abstract [en]

This study contributes to emerging research on management of organisational tensions in the media industry. We approach the topic by utilising the concept of ambidexterity, which has hardly been applied to media organisations. The goal of this study is to provide a capability-based approach to organisational ambidexterity. Thus, we offer a new approach for analysing media management by operationalising ambidexterity with operational and dynamic capabilities.

The study analyses what kinds of tensions ambidexterity creates between managerial operational and dynamic capabilities. The empirical analysis is based on interviews with top-level managers at the Finnish Broadcasting Company, Yle, during 2013/14. The approach is qualitative. The results are presented by using our theoretical approach of combining exploration and exploitation (ambidexterity) with sensing and seizing (dynamic and operational capabilities).

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Taylor & Francis, 2017. Vol. 14, no 2, p. 146-165
Keywords [en]
Ambidexterity, exploration, exploitation, operational and dynamic capabilities, change management, public media
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Business Administration Work Sciences Media Studies
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URN: urn:nbn:se:hj:diva-35254DOI: 10.1080/16522354.2017.1290025ISI: 000409029700004Scopus ID: 2-s2.0-85015667932Local ID: IHHMMTCISOAI: oai:DiVA.org:hj-35254DiVA, id: diva2:1084315
Available from: 2017-03-24 Created: 2017-03-24 Last updated: 2017-11-07Bibliographically approved

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