Author : Hosseinzadeh, Somayeh

Prioritizing and Analyzing Key Factors of Succeeding Knowledge-Based Organizations Using Analytical Hierarchy Process (AHP)

Somayeh Hosseinzadeh; Toraj Mojibi; Seyyed Mehdi Alvani; Javad Rezaeian

International Journal of Organizational Leadership, Volume 8, Issue 2, Pages 54-69
DOI: 10.33844/ijol.2019.60471

In this knowledge era, educational institutes and researchers are considered fundamental developing bases for societies, and thus identifying and prioritizing key factors of succeeding knowledge-based organizations is an undeniable requirement. Therefore, the present study identifies and prioritizes key factors of succeeding knowledge-based organizations and defines their importance level. The data were collected through research-made questionnaire. The content validity and reliability of the questionnaire were reported. By distributing questionnaires among experts, and adding or removing some regulations, eighteen factors were ultimately categorized into three groups. The results obtained from analytical hierarchy process (AHP) revealed that the significant key factors of succeeding knowledge-based organization are cultural, structural, and behavioral criteria, respectively. These results help managers in developing knowledge-based organization.