The Possibility of Adopting the Strategy of Industrial Clusters in Light of the Availability of Elements of Organizational Culture: An analytical study of the opinions of a sample of managers at the General Company for General Cement Industry Northern Cement Cooperative/Nineveh

Abstract

The current research seeks to provide a theoretical and practical framework on the extent of the possibility of adopting the strategy of industrial clusters in light of the availability of elements of organizational culture. As companies can invest what they possess of the elements of organizational culture in adopting the strategy of industrial clusters by forming joint alliances and in a way that gains them strength to face external threats in a way that achieves them a remarkable competitive advantage. Accordingly, in order to define the role that the elements of organizational culture can contribute to adopting the strategy of industrial clusters in our companies. A hypothetical scheme has been designed from which several hypotheses emerge that reflect the relationships of influence and influence between the elements of organizational culture and the strategy of industrial clusters in the General Company for General Cement Industry/Northern Cement Cooperative/Nineveh. By relying on the results of analyzing the data collected by the questionnaire distributed to (30) managers of the divisions and divisions of the company in question, the research reached a set of conclusions that emphasized the role of organizational culture elements in the possibility of adopting the strategy of industrial clusters in the light of correlations and influence. And the presence of variation in the contribution of each element of the organizational culture to the possibility of adopting the strategy of industrial clusters. As well as providing some proposals that emphasized the need to create requirements and constituents for the adoption of the strategy of industrial clusters, including possession of elements of organizational culture, attention to them and their application in a way that ensures the adoption of the strategy of industrial clusters in an effective and efficient manner.