Keywords : Red Crescent Society


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.