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American Journal of Economics, Finance and Management, Vol.4, No.3, Sep. 2018, Pub. Date: Aug. 20, 2018
Comparison of Knowledge Management in Sport and Youth Departments of Khuzestan and Alborz Provinces and Its Relationship with Organizational Culture
Pages: 68-73 Views: 817 Downloads: 274
Authors
[01] Neda Mehrjoyan, Department of Physical Education and Sports Sciences, Khozestan Branch, Technical and Vocational University (TVU), Khozestan, Iran.
Abstract
The purpose of this study was to compare knowledge management in sport and youth departments of Khuzestan and Alborz provinces and its relationship with organizational culture. This research is a causal-comparative research and is a practical purpose. The statistical population consisted of all managers, heads of departments and experts of sport departments and youths in Khuzestan and Alborz provinces, with 84 and 72 respectively. Therefore, because of the limited number of subjects, the statistical sample of this study was equal to its society. To collect data in this research, two organizational culture and knowledge management questionnaires were used which their reliability was 0.91 and 0.84 based on Cronbach's alpha, respectively. In order to analyze the data, descriptive statistics including central tendency indicators and dispersion indices and each of the research hypotheses with inferential statistical methods and using SPSS software version 20 and EXCEL version 2010 was tested. Organizational culture in the two provinces was in a five-degree continuum, and knowledge management status in the two provinces was moderate in a five-degree continuum. There was no significant difference between knowledge management in two departments of sport and youth in Khuzestan and Alborz provinces at the level of α = 0.05. There was also a positive and significant relationship between organizational culture and knowledge management at the level of α = 0.05 There was a positive and significant relationship between organizational culture and subscales of knowledge management (knowledge creation, knowledge dissemination, knowledge absorption, knowledge storage, knowledge organization and knowledge application) at the level of α = 0.05.
Keywords
Department of Sports and Youth, Organizational Culture, Knowledge Management
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