Model of Organization Learning in Islamic Azad University

Document Type: Research Paper

Authors

1 Ph.D. Student of Cultural Management and Planning, South Tehran Branch, Islamic Azad University, Tehran, Iran

2 Associate Professor, North Tehran Branch, Islamic Azad University, Tehran, Iran

3 Assistant Professor, South Tehran Branch, Islamic Azad University, Tehran, Iran

Abstract

This study aims to present a model of learning organization in Islamic Azad University. It is practical in terms of purpose and quantitative in terms of implementation. At the first step of the research, after analyzing the information, using inductive content analysis, 15 components were identified and were categorized into 5 dimensions of learning levels, systematic thinking, shared vision and aspirations, models and mental models and learning organization evaluation. At the second step of research, the data were analyzed at two descriptive levels using statistical indices (such as frequency, percentage and mean) and inferential level (Levine test, t-test), confirmatory factor analysis was done. The results of dimensions analysis indicated that among the dimensions, mental models and learning have the least impact on learning organization in Islamic Azad University and the respondents are not satisfied with the status of its components in the questions. All the components of learning organization in Islamic Azad University are highly capable to be improved.

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