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The Analysis of the Relationship between Organizational Structure and Information Technology (IT): And the Barriers to Its Establishment at the University of Isfahan from the Faculty Member’s Viewpoints

Author(s): Yarmohammadzadeh Peyman | Allammeh Sayyed Mohsen | Ghalavandi Hassan | Farhang Aboulghassim | Ajdari Zaman

Journal: Higher Education Studies
ISSN 1925-4741

Volume: 1;
Issue: 1;
Date: 2011;
Original page

The purpose of the present study is to investigate the relationship between organizational structure between IT and the barriers to its establishment in University of Isfahan from faculty member’s viewpoints in 2007-2008. The questionnaires were prepared and examined based on the organization dimensions of organizational structures (formality, complexity, centralization) and IT. The research is descriptive-correlative type. Statistical population of the research consisted of 466 faculty member’s of university of Isfahan which 80 individuals were selected as statistical samples through simple randomized sampling method. To gather the data for organizational dimensions and IT a questionnaire consisted of 37 items based on 5-point Likert-scale .The reliability of questionnaire obtained 0.93 using Cronbach's alpha. The content and face validity of the questionnaire was determined through the viewpoints of experts in management & educational sciences .The data were analyzed at descriptive (Frequency, Percentage, Mean) and inferential levels (correlation coefficient, variance analysis, independent T- test) by the SPSS software version 15.00. The findings showed that there was a significant and positive correlation between all organizational dimensions of structure and information technology.
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