Leading in the Digital Age: The Perspectives of the Readymade Garments Sector of Bangladesh

Mohammad Alam Tareque et al.,(2020) Int. J. Business Management. 03(12), 01-13

13 Pages Posted: 1 Feb 2021

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Alam Tareque

Bangladesh University of Professionals (BUP)

Nazrul Islam

Northern University Bangladesh

Date Written: October 9, 2020

Abstract

The prime objective of the research was to determine how the RMG sector is embracing digitization and its leaders are preparing for the digital age? use of atomized digital machines, use of smart phones leadership style is needed for digital leadership. The present study used a sample of 50 RMG companies. Further, the variables’ influence on digitization has been assessed through multiple factors leading to digitization by allotment of weightage for each factor. two variables; use of automized digital machines and internet of things being significant whereas, use of smartphones and apps is insignificant. It implies that prepa remains limited which require incorporation at all levels. The paper leads to a research question for future researchers that despite being very much important theoretically, why non-significant in RMG sector? Limitations of the paper include the data which is specific to Bangladesh RMG industry, therefore it cannot be generalized, to COVID-19 pandemic might have influenced the results. The paper’s prime con the assessment of predictor variables and their influence that it makes in providing leadership in the digital age.

Keywords: Ready Made Garments, Leadership, Digitization, Automation, Bangladesh

Suggested Citation

Tareque, Alam and Islam, Nazrul, Leading in the Digital Age: The Perspectives of the Readymade Garments Sector of Bangladesh (October 9, 2020). Mohammad Alam Tareque et al.,(2020) Int. J. Business Management. 03(12), 01-13, Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3774803

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Nazrul Islam

Northern University Bangladesh ( email )

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