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Journal of Business and Management Sciences. 2016, 4(6), 142-148
DOI: 10.12691/jbms-4-6-3
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Strategic Choice in Knowledge-based Organizations: The Case of the Electronic Industries in Algeria

Khalil CHERGUI1,

1Department of Economics, Larbi Ben M’hidi University, Oum El Bouaghi, Algeria

Pub. Date: March 10, 2017

Cite this paper:
Khalil CHERGUI. Strategic Choice in Knowledge-based Organizations: The Case of the Electronic Industries in Algeria. Journal of Business and Management Sciences. 2016; 4(6):142-148. doi: 10.12691/jbms-4-6-3

Abstract

This study aims to find the strategic choice approaches in enterprises that must have a high knowledge and competence, and find the various controls and dimensions that define various strategic choices in these enterprises as knowledge-based organizations. To reach this aim, we have selected the electronic industries in Algeria as a case study, based on the data of 120 questionnaires distributed to a group of managers, especially to a sample of senior leaders of the enterprises of this strategic sector. According to the hypothetical-deductive approach we have proposed and tested a theoretical model (Linking strategic choice approaches and characteristics of knowledge-based organizations) in reality expressed with some organizations’ managers’ views using Partial least squares of Structural Equation Modeling (PLS-SEM). The study concluded that the characteristics of knowledge-based organizations have a significant impact on the strategic choice of these enterprises, with a path coefficient heading towards 1:0.607, this emphasizes the need to invest these characteristics to develop an effective strategic choices in a highly competitive environment.

Keywords:
strategic choice knowledge-based organizations electronic industries Structural Equation Modeling (SEM) Partial Least Squares (PLS)

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