Managerial Effectiveness: An Indian Experience

Date

2013-11-01

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Journal Title

Journal ISSN

ISSN

0262-1711

Volume Title

Publisher

Emerald

Type

Article

Peer reviewed

Yes

Abstract

Abstract Purpose – The purpose of this paper is to conduct an investigation into the interaction of three factors: ownership (public and private sector organizations), gender (male and female), and level of manager (senior, middle, junior) in relation to the concept of effectiveness in the Indian context. Design/methodology/approach – The study is based on a data set of primary responses from 200 Indian executives. Exploratory and confirmatory factor analysis was employed to retrieve and validate the instrument. Finally, 2 × 2 × 3 factorial ANOVA (GLM) was performed. Findings – First, the study proposes a valid and reliable measure of managerial effectiveness. Second, the interaction pattern of predictor variables in relation to managerial effectiveness provides further insights. Practical implications – Through its empirical evidence the study offers insight into issues of managerial effectiveness and provides suggestions for managerial action. Originality/value – The study attempted to gather the views of executives regarding issues of productivity, adaptability and flexibility as constructs of managerial effectiveness. Last, comparative analysis of different categories of managers (based on gender, organization al position, and institutional ownership status) provide an understanding of these issues in the Indian context. Keywords Adaptability, Flexibility, Indian management, Managerial effectiveness, Productivity Paper type Research paper

Description

Research paper

Keywords

Adaptability, Flexibility, Indian management, Managerial effectiveness, Productivity

Citation

Bamel, U., Rangnekar, S, Stokes, P. and Rastogi, R. (2015) Managerial Effectiveness: An Indian Experience, Journal of Management Development, 34 (2), pp. 202 - 225

Rights

Research Institute

Centre for Enterprise and Innovation (CEI)