Survey of Relationship between Strategic Thinking within Deployment of Knowledge Managment and Organizational Innovation in Miandoab NIOPDC

Morteza Shahbazzadeh, Azam Rahiminik, Abbas Saleh Ardestani

Abstract


Strategic thinking is like a lever that paves the way for organization to achieve improved performance. But it should be noted that strategic thinking mostly emphasizes on activities that must not be performed. The purpose of the present study is to explore the relationship between strategic thinking and the establishment of knowledge management as well as organizational innovation. The sample consisted of all employees (180) of the National Oil Products Distribution Company in Miandoab region. According to Cochran formula, the sample is set equal to 120. The nature of this study is non-experimental, and its purpose is applied. To collect data, survey method was used. The type of the study is descriptive-analytical. The questionnaire, used as a measurement tool, had a good reliability and validity. To analyze the data, SPSS 18 and Lisrel 18.5 softwares were used and Kolmogorov-Smirnov test, Pearson correlation coefficient, and exploratory factor analysis were examined. The results of the study confirmed the researcher's hypothesis that there is a relationship between strategic thinking and the establishment of knowledge management and organizational innovation at the National Oil Products Distribution Company in Miandoab region.

DOI: 10.5901/mjss.2016.v7n4S1p294


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