Micropráticas da média gerência e sua relação com capacidades dinâmicas

Marina de Almeirda Cruz, Victor Silva Corrêa, Daniela Martins Diniz, Samir Loft Vaz

Resumo


Objetivo: Embora haja crescente interesse de estudos sobre a Média Gerência (MG) no âmbito da estratégia e das organizações, permanecem pouco exploradas pesquisas que analisam a perspectiva das Capacidades Dinâmicas (CD) sob a lente das micropráticas desses agentes. Neste sentido, o objetivo do estudo é identificar e descrever como as micropráticas desempenhadas por profissionais da média gerência de quatro empresas imersas em ambientes competitivos relacionam-se com as dimensões das capacidades dinâmicas.


Metodologia: A estratégia de pesquisa empregada foi qualitativa. O método utilizado foi o estudo de casos múltiplos, com apropriação de entrevistas semiestruturadas realizadas com profissionais da média gerência.


Originalidade: Ao projetar luzes para as funções da MG através das micropráticas, relacionando-as empiricamente às dimensões das CDs, este artigo enfatiza de maneira inovadora a importância e influência da MG no desenvolvimento das três dimensões das capacidades dinâmicas.

Resultados: Os resultados apontam que a média gerência atua de maneira equilibrada na formação, no desenvolvimento e na modificação das três dimensões das capacidades dinâmicas. Uma segunda conclusão é a de que, das cinco funções gerenciais enfatizadas no estudo, a MG parece desempenhar com maior destaque a microprática de sintetizar informações.

Contribuições Teóricas: Os resultados contribuem para o avanço da literatura na área de estratégia e de capacidades dinâmicas, particularmente ao chamar atenção para o papel crítico desempenhado pela média gerência ao desenvolvimento das CDs, aspecto predominantemente investigado na literatura sob a perspectiva da alta administração.


Palavras-chave


Média gerência; Micropráticas; Capacidades dinâmicas.

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