The Relationship between Organizational Intelligence and Organizational Agility in Teaching Hospitals of Yazd Shahid Sadoughi University of Medical Sciences
Kiani MohammadMehdi1, Bahrami Mohammad Amin2*, Montazeralfaraj Raziyeh3,
Falah Zadeh Hossein4, Mohammad Zadeh Morteza5
1. PhD Student, Department of Management and Health Economics, School of Public Health, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
2. Associate Professor, Hospital Management Research Center, Shahid Sadoughi University of Medical Sciences and Health Services, Yazd, Iran
3. Assistant Professor, Hospital Management Research Center, Shahid Sadoughi University of Medical Sciences and Health Services, Yazd, Iran
4. Professor, Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, Shahid Sadoughi University of Medical Sciences and Health Services, Yazd, Iran
5. PhD Student, Department of Biostatistics, Faculty of Medical Sciences, Tarbiat Modares University, Tehran, Iran
*Correspondence: Department of Healthcare Management, School of Public Health, Campus of Shahid Sadoughi University, Yazd.
Introduction: Hospitals are the most important organizations in the field of healthcare services that require skilled personnel, necessary equipment, and suitable facilities; therefore, special attention to new and intelligent methods and also maximum use of intellectual abilities of individuals and organizations to increase hospitals agility seem to be necessary. The aim of this study was to examine the relationship between organizational intelligence and organizational agility in teaching hospitals of Yazd Shahid Sadoughi University of Medical Sciences.
Methods: In this analytical cross-sectional study, a total of 370 administrative and medical staff were included using stratified-random sampling. The required data were collected using Albrecht organizational intelligence questionnaire and organizational agility questionnaire.
Results: The results showed that organizational intelligence had effect on organizational agility (path coefficient=0.537). Mean scores of organizational intelligence and organizational agility of the hospitals were 2.29±0.66 and 2.29±0.37, respectively. Age had effect on both organizational intelligence (path coefficient=0.693) and organizational agility (path coefficient= 0.55).
Conclusion: The findings showed that increasing the organizational intelligence of the organization provides the context for having an agile organization and the organization will reach its organizational goals faster.
Keywords: Organizational Intelligence, Organizational Agility, Teaching Hospitals, Administrative Staff, Medical Staff.
Citation: Kiani MM, Bahrami MA, Montazeralfaraj R, Falah Zadeh H, Mohammad Zadeh M. The Relationship between Organizational Intelligence and Organizational Agility in Teaching Hospitals of Yazd Shahid Sadoughi University of Medical Sciences. Journal of Health Based Research 2016; 2(2): 105-117.