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Document Type : Original Article

Authors

1 PhD. Student, Department of Educational Management, Ahvaz Branch, Islamic Azad University, Ahvaz, Iran. moradi@put.ac.ir

2 Associate Professor, Department of Educational Management, Ahvaz Branch, Islamic Azad University, Ahvaz, Iran. Corresponding Author. hosseinpour6@yahoo.com

3 Professor, Department of Educational Management, Ahvaz Branch, Islamic Azad University, Ahvaz, Iran, & Department of Educational Management, Shahid Chamran University, Ahvaz, Iran. Mehralizadeh_y@scu.ac.ir

10.22050/pbr.2021.289566.1203

Abstract

This applied research carried out to identify the main and secondary components affecting organizational agility in the University of Petroleum Industry in Iran. In the qualitative section, by reviewing the researches and using a designed questionnaire, 13 hypotheses affecting the organizational agility of the University of Petroleum Industry have been evaluated. The statistical population includes 229 experts working in Ahvaz, Abadan, Tehran and Mahmoudabad colleges. According to the recommended results, out of 42 identified sub-components, 39 components have been confirmed as well as all 13 main hypotheses. The results show that the main effective components with organizational agility followed as organizational agility, human resource value creation, organizational leadership, strategic agility of managers, ICT management, training and empowerment of faculty and staff, establishing knowledge management, strengthening university infrastructure and university culture. It should be noted that SMART PLS software and partial squares technique were used to evaluate the hypotheses verification and recommended solutions.

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