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نویسندگان [English]چکیده [English]
Organizational slack refers to the excess capacity of organizational financial as well as non - financial resources. The present study, aims to identify new types of organizational slack. using the Glaserian methodology of grounded theory, 16 in-dept interviews were conducted with managers of several private industries in the province of Khorasan Razavi. The findings of this study show that these managers mainly provide their employees with 5 types of organizational slack which are beyond limited financial slack resources. These include: "slack relationship with employees"; "employees slack training"; "slack opportunities to fulfill employees capabilities"; "slack attention to individual employees' concerns and their families" and "providing financial and well being slack facilities to employees". This study illimunates new perspectives on organizational slack and will expand our knowledge about organizational resources literature and will improve understandings of the hidden perspectives of the concept. These findings can have significant implications for policy makers and set their actions regarding organizational goals.