Keywords : Organizational Intelligence


Studying the relationship between organizational intelligence and organizational agility of employees of Payame Noor University of Sari

Eshaq Rasouli; Shahla Soodi; Zahra Jafarzadeh

International Journal of Organizational Leadership, 2016, Volume 5, Issue 4, Pages 426-432
DOI: 10.33844/ijol.2016.60218

This study aimed to investigate the relationship between organizational intelligence and organizational agility of employees of Payame Noor University of Sari. This paper was an applied research adopting a descriptive-correlational method and survey design.  The statistical population of this study consisted of all 60 employees of Payame Noor University of Sari which are working since 2015. Due to the limited size of the target population, the total population was considered as the sample. Two questionnaires were used in order to collect data and information. Karl Albrecht’s standard questionnaire with 49 items with five-point Likert  scales which included seven dimensions or components of organizational intelligence namely strategic vision, shared fate, appetite for change, alignment and congruence, spirit, knowledge deployment, and performance pressure. Cronbachs alpha was used as an estimate of reliability. The second questionnaire contains 16 items that assess specific organizational agility. To analyze the data, descriptive statistics, inferential statistics, and Pearsons product moment correlation coefficient were used. The results of the study showed that there was a linear relationship between two variables of organizational intelligence and organizational agility of employees in Payame Noor University of Sari. 

An investigation of the impact of the knowledge sharing and the characteristics of learning organization on employees’ organizational intelligence

Mojtaba Babapour; Bahram Gheibi

International Journal of Organizational Leadership, 2016, Volume 5, Issue 3, Pages 191-198
DOI: 10.33844/ijol.2016.60269

The aim of this study was to investigate the impact of the knowledge sharing and the characteristics of learning organization on employees’ organizational intelligence in Red Crescent Society of Ardabil Province. The present study was a descriptive correlational research in terms of method and a survey research in terms of data collection. The population for the study consisted of the entire staff of Crescent Society of Ardabil Province which was equal to 210 individuals. Due to the limited statistical population, instead of sampling, all 210 employees were selected as the sample. Among 210 questionnaires, a total of 190 questionnaires were returned and entered the analysis. In this research, the data gathering tools were the learning organization questionnaire by Mahmoodzadeh (2005), Albrecht’s (2003) organizational intelligence questionnaire, and Pai’s knowledge sharing questionnaire (2006). In order to analyze the collected data, SPSS software was conducted and to analyze the hypotheses, simple and multiple regressions were used. Results indicated that the knowledge sharing and its components had a positive and significant impact on organizational intelligence of the employees of Red Crescent Society of Ardabil province. Moreover, the characteristics of learning organization and its components had a positive and significant impact on organizational intelligence of the employees of Red Crescent Society of Ardabil Province.

Designing a Model of Organizational Agility: A Case Study of Ardabil Gas Company

Behrooz Razmi; Hussein Mohammad Ghasemi

International Journal of Organizational Leadership, 2015, Volume 4, Issue 2, Pages 100-117
DOI: 10.33844/ijol.2015.60224

Organizational agility means the ability of every organization in sensation, perception, and prediction of available changes in the business environment. The importance of organizational agility in a competitive environment is nowadays widely recognized and accepted. The aim of this research was to design a unified theoretical model of organizational agility for Ardabil Gas Company based upon the theoretical principles of organizational agility proposed by Goldman (1995). Organizational intelligence, organizational commitment, and organizational trust were considered as mediator variable and other four essential components of organizational agility such as forming of virtual participation valorize to humanistic knowledge and skills, change readiness, and customers answering were known as dependent variables of research. This is an applied, descriptive-correlation research, conducted by survey methodology. In this study, 568 employees, contractors, and subscribers of Ardabil Gas Company were chosen as the statistical population of the study. For the purpose of the study a questionnaire for data collection was used. Using Structural Equation Modeling (SEM), it is straightforward to test hypotheses of the equality of various correlation coefficients with any number of covariates across multiple groups. The gathered data was analyzed by using SPSS and LISREL software packages. The results of statistical analysis indicate that organizational trust has a significant positive relationship with organizational agility and organizational trust is the moderator of the relationship between technology intelligence and organizational agility and the relationship between organizational commitment and organizational agility.