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CORPAS RODRIGUEZ, Joel; TORNET GARCIA, Beatriz María; PALACIOS HIDALGO, Ángela Laura  and  ALVAREZ ALVAREZ, Néstor Miguel. Organizational flexibility assessment instrument for the Cuban business system. Rev retos [online]. 2023, vol.17, n.3  Epub Nov 02, 2023. ISSN 2306-9155.


To propose an instrument for the evaluation of organizational flexibility adapted to the characteristics of the Cuban entrepreneurial system.

Methods and techniques:

Historical-logical method that allowed knowing the evolution and development of the conceptualization of organizational flexibility within the entrepreneurial context. The statistical-mathematical method, that of analysis and synthesis of the bibliographical and documentary compilation and inductive-deductive for the determination of the evaluation indicators and their adaptation. In addition, techniques such as descriptive studies and structured questionnaires were used.

Main results:

It is possible to define an instrument, evaluated by experts, contextualized to Cuban reality and legality for measuring the level of organizational flexibility of a company based on dimensions and indicators; which allows us to identify which factors of organizational flexibility must be changed or reinforced to improve organizational performance in general.


The proposed variables allow evaluating organizational flexibility based on the adaptation and contextualization of international experiences to the characteristics of the Cuban business system.

Keywords : Organizational flexibility; instrument; Cuban business system.

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