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Entrepreneurial orientation, strategic improvisation, talent management and firm performance

Ahmad, Hartini and Arshad, Darwina and Marchallina, Leonis (2015) Entrepreneurial orientation, strategic improvisation, talent management and firm performance. Journal of Business, Economics and Finance (JBEF), 4 (1). p. 92. ISSN 2146-7943

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The Malaysian Government has acquired a large shareholding in several Malaysian companies to meet national aspirations, social concerns and global challenges.Known as ‘Government-Linked Companies’ or GLCs, have a part in ensuring Malaysia to achieve its ambition of becoming a developed country by the year of 2020.For the GLCs to sustain in the industry it is operated, it has to find ways to optimize the best practices such as in entrepreneurial orientation, strategic improvisation and talent management that can improve its organization competencies, particularly the performance. The sample includes all of the twenty six (26) public listed companies of the GLCs in Malaysia.The study uses a structured questionnaires to collect the data from the firms meeting the criteria of government linked companies or GLCs, the disproportionate sampling technique employed is to choose 5 executives from each company, making a total of 520 respondents.Results showed all hypotheses were supported; therefore, GLCs should ensure the favorable results to give the right priority to the implementation of the best practices in order to improve organizational performance.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: entrepreneurial orientation, strategic improvisation, talent management, performance, Government-Linked companies
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HB Economic Theory
Divisions: School of Business Management
Depositing User: Prof. Madya Dr. Hartini Ahmad
Date Deposited: 03 Aug 2015 07:31
Last Modified: 12 Apr 2016 06:28
URI: http://repo.uum.edu.my/id/eprint/15013

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