Relationship Between Organizational Intelligence and Entrepreneurship Among University Educational Managers


Authors

A. Bakhshian - Department of Education, Shahid Rajaee teacher training University, Lavizan, Tehran, Iran F. Hamidi - Department of Education, Shahid Rajaee teacher training University, Lavizan, Tehran, Iran M. Ezati - Department of Education, Shahid Rajaee teacher training University, Lavizan, Tehran, Iran


Abstract

Entrepreneurship is one of the important resources in all human societies regarded as one of the most important assets for each country. In todays complicated world those organizations are more important that are having human resources withrich intelligence. This study probes to find the relationship between organizational intelligence and entrepreneurship from the view point of educational managers of Mazandaran University. To this purpose a number of 202 managers were selected through census. This study is descriptive- correlational in nature and the instruments used for data collection are Albercht’s Organizational Intelligence questionnaire and Robbins’ entrepreneurship questionnaire. Data was analyzed through Pearson Correlation Coefficient, stepwise regression and structural equations were used to find out the relationship between variables. Results of regression analysis showed alignment and congruence had the most direct effect on entrepreneurship,( β = 0.39, P <0.01) and after that heart and appetite for change come. Other variables also have effects on entrepreneurship indirectly and through these three variables. The most indirect effect of variables on dependent variable is pertinent to the performance pressure ( β = 0.28) .The analytical model developed in this study for the relationship between variables shows high correlation between organizational intelligence and entrepreneurship.


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