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نویسندگان [English]چکیده [English]
Increasing environmental changes have affected the various aspects of higher education and research centers, including their organizational structure. The current research is applied in terms of its purpose and the method of collecting data is descriptive.
First, by reviewing the literature and the background of the research and using experts' opinion and using the Delphi technique, 46 variables were identified as the agility of the organizational structure of the universities. To measure agreement in Delphi, Kendall's Coordinating Coefficient has been used.
The statistical population is full-time faculty members of Tehran Islamic Azad University. A sample of 274 faculty members were selected based on Morgan's table using a random method from a university Branches. The data gathering tool was a researcher made questionnaire. To determine the validity of content validation tools from the experts' opinions, and to determine the reliability of the questionnaire, Cronbach's alpha were used and a reliability of 94.0 was obtained.
Delphi technique is also used for consensus on organizational agility indicators as well as single-sample t-test to the six-hypothesis of research.
The results of the research showed that the most important indicators of organizational agility of universities based on Goldman and Nagel model (1995) include stability in university management, vision clarity, organizational learning and academic mission, research monitoring system and evaluation system, self-evaluation culture, self-Controlling and self-reliance, paying attention to teamwork at universities, paying attention to research results, setting up a fund for supporting researchers, reengineering organizational structures and current processes, and the existence of research units for commercialization in universities, which, according to the initial conceptual model in five The main class is classified.
According to the model, the impact of human resources, empowerment, environmental uncertainty control, rapid changes to environmental changes, organizational coordination, and attention to new technologies have affected organizational agility, respectively.