The Role of the Strategic Intelligence and the Entrepreneurial Behavior in the Organizational Development

Document Type: Original Article

Authors

1 Department of management Sari Branch, Islamic Azad University, Sari, Iran

2 Young Researchers and Elite Club, Sari Branch, Islamic Azad University, Sari, Iran

Abstract

Internal forces such as managers with strategic intelligence and staff with entrepreneurial behaviour have forced organizations to constantly monitor their surrounding environment in order to create an awareness of opportunities and threats to allow them to survive in the competitive environment. Therefore, the main purpose of this paper is to investigate the relationship between strategic intelligence and organizational development with intermediation of entrepreneurial behavior and moderator role of demographic characteristics in public organizations in Iran (Office of Cooperatives Labor and Social Welfare). To fulfill the purpose of this study 274 staff were selected from among a total number of 480 population based on stratified sampling through Cochran formula. Descriptive and inferential statistics were obtained uisng SPSS 22 software and Lisrel8.5. The results confirmed that there was a positive significant relationship between SI-OD; SI-EB and EB-OD. However, the moderator variables including demographic characteristics  had no effect on SI - OD and SI-EB relations. Only gender had effect on SI-EB relationship. Finally, the research conceptual model was verified after removing specific components of dimensions.

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