"International Journal of Physical Education, Sports and Health"
2015, Vol. 2, Issue 1, Part B
The Relationship between Information Technology (IT) and Organizational Structure of Physical Education Departments of KhuzestanAuthor(s):
Mehdi Abbasian, Abdolrahman Mehdipoor, Sedigheh HeydarinejadAbstract:
Objective: Previous research on information technology identified that it plays a decisive role in the introduction of novel forms of organizational structure in variable environments. On the other hand, information technology obviates organizational complexity and decreases organizational levels. The present study investigates the relationship between information technology and organizational structures in physical education departments of Khuzestan, Iran.rnMaterials and Methods: Statistical population included all the official staff in Ahvaz as well as the sub-branches and federations. A total number of 165 included 115 official staff and 50 employees of federations, served as the participants of the study. Research methodology was descriptive-surveyed. Pearson Correlation coefficient was used to the statistical analysis utilized for the detection of probable differences among the variables. Furthermore, compare means was used to determine variables ranking. rnResults: Results showed a significant relationship between IT and organizational structure (P=0.033). Also, the significance relationship was found between IT and formalization (p=0.003) and between IT and complexity (P=0.005). However, there was not significant relationship between IT and Centralization (P=0.114). rnConclusion: In general, it was found that IT has effects on the organizational structure of the physical education department of Khuzestan.Pages: 84-86 | 756 Views 11 DownloadsDownload Full Article:
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Mehdi Abbasian, Abdolrahman Mehdipoor, Sedigheh Heydarinejad. The Relationship between Information Technology (IT) and Organizational Structure of Physical Education Departments of Khuzestan. International Journal of Physical Education, Sports and Health. 2015; 2(1): 84-86.