The Effect of Strategic Leadership, Organization Innovativeness, Information Technology Capability on Effective Strategy Implementation: A Study of Tertiary Institutions in Nigeria
Palladan AA*, Abdulkadir KB and Wen CY
College of Business, Universiti Utara Malaysia, Kedah, Malaysia
- *Corresponding Author:
- Palladan AA
College of Business, Universiti Utara Malaysia, Kedah
06010 UUM Sintok, Malaysia
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Received Date: August 16, 2016; Accepted Date: November 02, 2016; Published Date: November 09, 2016
Citation: Palladan AA, Abdulkadir KB, Wen CY (2016) The Effect of Strategic Leadership, Organization Innovativeness, Information Technology Capability on Effective Strategy Implementation: A Study of Tertiary Institutions in Nigeria. Arab J Bus Manage Rev 6: 281.
Copyright: © 2016 Palladan AA, et al. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.
This is a literature-based paper. The paper has conceptualized a simple model comprising of four variables, namely strategic leadership, organizational innovative, information technology capability and effective strategy implementation. Because previous studies have only concentrated in profit oriented organization, especially in Europe, America and Asia. This paper is an attempts to move outward the frontier of knowledge concerning the relationship strategic leadership behaviors (SLP), organizational innovativeness (OiV), information technology capability (ITC) on effective strategy implementation (ESE) by looking at it from different context namely, Nigeria. A survey study of cross-sectional nature will be conducted fourteen (14) in tertiary institutions located in Kaduna State. The institutions located in the state are major element in Nigeria’s educational sector, the sector that is currently experiencing serious and major reforms targeted toward enhancing its service delivery and quality. Contextual performance in the form of strategic leadership behaviors, organizational inn ovation attitude (innovativeness) and IT capability promotes the effectiveness of the institutions. This is because of their positive relationship with organization effectiveness in its strategy implementation. This paper proposes that having strategic leaders in place couple with innovation attitude and IT capability of the institutions will increase the efficiency of the overall institutions due proper implementation of good and reputable strategies. In today’s world were knowledge economy strives, tertiary institutions have great role to play in socio economic and political growth, especially in developing country like Nigeria.