ambidexterity


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am·bi·dex·ter·i·ty

 (ăm′bĭ-dĕk-stĕr′ĭ-tē)
n.
1. The state or quality of being ambidextrous.
2. Deceit or hypocrisy.
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am•bi•dex•ter•i•ty

(ˌæm bɪ dɛkˈstɛr ɪ ti)

n.
1. ambidextrous ease, skill, or facility.
2. unusual cleverness.
3. duplicity.
[1645–55]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.ambidexterity - the property of being equally skillful with each handambidexterity - the property of being equally skillful with each hand
handedness, laterality - the property of using one hand more than the other
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ambidexterity

noun
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Translations
ambidekstriamolempikätisyys
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While commenting on currently performance paradox changed; it has been stated that performance lastly we called market exploitation but now a days are required simultaneously Explorative and Exploitative performance are account of organizational ambidexterity
"The Management of Organizational Ambidexterity through Alliances in a New Context of Analysis: Internet of Things (IoT) Smart City Projects," Technological Forecasting and Social Change 136: 331-338.
Innovation processes, organizational ambidexterity and technological fluency will be required to seize the advantages provided through the rapid adoption of accelerating commercial technology.
The museum's research and restoration institute confirmed Da Vinci's ambidexterity by analysing a drawing known simply as Landscape (8P), believed to be his earliest work, dated 1473, when the artist was 21.
The second article by Yalcin, Chakravorty, and Yun focuses on the contemporary perspective to discuss how supply chain agility and ambidexterity concepts can be used to improve port competitiveness through the theoretical lens of the Balanced Theory of Port Competitiveness.
In 1950, Truman--a natural left-hander--showed off his ambidexterity by throwing out ceremonial first pitches both left- and right-handed.
Ambidexterity is the ability to use both the hands equally well.
"The Influence of Service Climate, Identity Strength, and Contextual Ambidexterity upon the Performance of Public Organizations," Administratie si Management Public 31: 6-20.
March (1991) called for the pursuit of ambidexterity, the simultaneous creation of exploitation and exploration, and argued that achieving ambidexterity has a positive impact on performance (Blarr, 2011).