Investigating the Effect of Technology Management Elements on Organizational Agility Using Structural Equation Techniques in Refah Chain Stores, Tehran

Document Type: Original Article

Authors

1 Graduate of Technology Management, Islamic Azad University of Firoozkooh Tehran Iran.

2 Assistant Professor of the Department of Business Management Islamic Azad University of Firoozkooh, Tehran, Iran.

Abstract

   The purpose of this study was to investigate the impact of technology management elements on organizational agility using the structural equation technique. The research method was descriptive with the use of survey and the statistical population of the study consisted of all 500 managers and employees of Refah chain stores in the city of Tehran. The sample was selected through cluster sampling, followed by convenience sampling, which led to the selection of 217 participants according to Morgan table. Measurement tools in this research included two standard questionnaires for technology management Wang & Hong (2017) and organizational agility Sharifi and Zhang (2004) (2004) The validity of the questionnaires were confirmed by the supervisor and a number of managers and experts. Also, the Cronbach's alpha coefficient stood at 0.88, indicating an acceptable of reliability. Data analysis was performed on two levels of descriptive statistics and inferential statistics. At the descriptive level, statistical frequency as well as frequency percentage were investigated. At the inferential level, research hypotheses were tested with LISREL software. Finally, using the Fuzzy AHP technique, technology leadership elements were ranked. The results showed that e technology management elements affect organizational agility in Refah chain stores of Tehran, with the identifying component and the acquisition component having the highest and lowest priority respectively

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