JBBS  Vol.5 No.10 , September 2015
Examining the Relationship of Organizational Intelligence with Innovation Management and Career Advancement in an Organization
ABSTRACT
The present study aimed to examine the relationship of organizational intelligence with innovation management and career advancement in an organization. Considering its objective, this was a descriptive-correlational study. The statistical population included all high school managers in Zahedan at the year 2015. The sample contained 52 male managers and 51 female managers whom were selected through applying stratified random sampling method. To collect data, Organizational Intelligence Questionnaire, Innovation Management Inventory and Questionnaire of Career Advancement were used, the validity of which was assessed through applying the standpoint of a number of university professors and their reliability was obtained 0.74, 0.76, 0.84, respectively, using Cronbach’s alpha coefficient. Results indicated that considering managers’ perspectives, the status of organizational intelligence and career advancement were desirable; however, the status of innovation management was moderate. Moreover, organizational intelligence and its components were significantly and positively correlated with innovation management (r = 0.512, P < 0.01), and there was a significant and positive relationship between organizational intelligence and career advancement (r = 0.334, P < 0.01). Findings demonstrated that components of desire to change, spirit, unity and agreement, application of knowledge, performance pressure were significantly correlated to career advancement. However, components of strategic perspective and common fate were not significantly correlated with career advancement. Additionally, among the components of organizational intelligence, in the first step, application of knowledge and in the second step, desire to change were the best predicators of innovation management (which together could predict 28%). Application of knowledge was the only variable which entered the predictive model and predicted 16% of career advancement. Results of independent t-test indicated that no significant difference was found between male and female managers, considering their organizational intelligence, innovation management and career advancement.

Cite this paper
Kahkha, A. , Pourghaz, A. and Marziyeh, A. (2015) Examining the Relationship of Organizational Intelligence with Innovation Management and Career Advancement in an Organization. Journal of Behavioral and Brain Science, 5, 395-404. doi: 10.4236/jbbs.2015.510038.
References
[1]   Abzari, M., Etebarian, A. and Sattari Qhafarokhi, M. (2006) Organizational Intelligence and Avoiding Collective Stupidity. Journal of Organizational Knowledge Management, 22, 11-14.

[2]   Halal, W.E. (2006) Organizational Intelligence: What Is It, and How Can Managers Use It to Improve Performance? Knowledge Management Review, 1, 20-25.

[3]   Beikzadeh, J., Alaei, M.B. and Asgandari, S. (2010) Examine the Relationship of Managers’ Organizational Intelligence with Their Performance in Governmental Organizations in Eastern Azarbaijan. Research Management, 3, 143-163.

[4]   Akgun, A.E., Byrne, J. and Keskin, H. (2007) Organizational Intelligence: A Structuration View.
http://www.emeraldinsight.com/00935-4814.htm

[5]   Runco, R.F. (2004) Perception of Learning Culture, Concerns about the Innovation, and Their Influence on Use of an On-Going Innovation in the Malaysian Public Sector. Doctoral Dissertation, University of Georgia, Athens.

[6]   Weijermars, R. (2011) Developing Organizational IQ: A Corporate Necessity. In: Weijermars, R., Ed., Building Corporate IQ—Moving the Energy Business from Smart to Genius, Springer, London, 3-20.
http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-0-85729-679-5_1

[7]   Glynn, M.A. (1996) Innovate Genius: A Frame Work for Relating Individuals and Organization Intelligences to Innovation Academy of Management. Journal of Applied Psychology, 86, 326-336.

[8]   Maries, I. and Scarlat, E. (2011) Enhancing the Computational Collective Intelligence within Communities of Practice Using Trust and Reputation Models. In: Nguyen, N.T., Ed., Transactions on Computational Collective Intelligence III, Springer-Verlag, Berlin Heidelberg, 74-95.
http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-19968-4_4

[9]   Kerr, B. and Gagliardi, C. (2003) Measuring Creativity in Research and Practice. In: Lopez, S.J. and Snyder, C.R., Eds., Positive Psychological Assessment: A Handbook of Models and Measures, American Psychological Association, Washington DC, 155-169.
http://dx.doi.org/10.1037/10612-010

[10]   Salajeghe, S. and Nazeri, M. (2008) The Role of Tacit Knowledge Management in Creativity and Innovation. The 1st National Conference Studying Creativity, Engineering and Innovation Management, International Olympic Hotel Conference Center, Tehran, November 2008, 35-52.

[11]   Tavalaee, R.A. and Alirezaee, A.T. (2008) Ways to Strengthen Innovation and Development in the Organization. Journal of Management and Human Resources in the Petroleum Industry, 3, 67-96.

[12]   Zarvandi, M. (2005) Factors and Barriers to Career Advancement of Women in the Military. Defense and Cultural Studies of Women, 1, 117-121.

[13]   Lefter, V., Prejmerean, M. and Vasilache, S. 2008)) The Dimension of Organizational Intelligence in Romanian Companies—A Human Capital Perspective. Academy of Economic Studies, Bucharest.

[14]   Bob Al-Havaieji, F., Ghazi, J. and Ali Allahian, M.S. (2010) Measuring Organizational Intelligence of Staff of Libraries of Ferdowsi University of Mashhad and Astan Quds Razavi. Library and Information Science Journal, 13, 33-39.

[15]   Faghihi, A.R. and Ja’fari, A.R. (2009) The Amount of Components of Organizational Intelligence in the Management and Planning Organization of Iran. Journal of Education—Curriculum Development, 23, 45-66.

[16]   Fathizadeh, A.R., Paktinat, E. and Shahba, M.J. (2008) Investigate the Level of Creativity and Innovation in Three Governmental Offices Including Department of Education and Training, Agriculture, and Health Care Services in Sirjan and Provide a Model to Increase the Level of Creativity and Innovation in These Organizations. Management Journal, 8, 79-94.

[17]   Hatam, N., Heydari, A., Keshtkaran, V. and Heidari Arjlou, P. (2011) Evaluation of Career Advancement Paths of Staff of Shiraz University of Medical Sciences Headquarters. Health Information Management, 8, 815-823.

[18]   Yaghoubi, N.M. and Talebizadeh, M. (2012) Examine the Relationship between Organizational Intelligence and Organizational Innovation in Organization of Economic Affairs and Finance in Kerman. The 2nd National Conference on Student Entrepreneurship, 25 October 2012, 75-79.

[19]   Fallah Shams, M.F., Bodaghi Khajenobar, H. and Delnavaz Asghari, B. (2009) Examining the Relationship of Organizational Intelligence with Creativity and Innovation of Staff of Islamic Azad University-Central Tehran Branch. Beyond Management, 6, 149-166.

[20]   Kafetsios, K. (2004) Attachment and Organizational Intelligence Abilities across the Life Course Personality and Individual Differences. Journal of Applied Psychology, 86, 326-336.

[21]   Carlisle, Y. and McMillan, E. (2006) Innovation in Organizations from a Complex Adaptive Systems Perspective. Emergence: Complexity and Organization, 8, 2-9.

[22]   Whit, Ch. (2008) Operational Techniques of Creative Thinking. Advanced Management, 20, 38-49.

[23]   Simic, I. (2005) Organizational Learning as a Component of Organizational Intelligence. Information and Marketing Aspects of the Economically Development of the Balkan Countries.
http://unwe.acad.bg/repec/sources/5c2005.pdf

[24]   Macgilchrist, B.K. and Jreed, M. (2004) The Intelligent School. London: Paul Chapman Publishing. Journal of Applied Psychology, 86, 326-336.

[25]   Ferdousi, M.H., Ghare, M.A. and Marashian, F.S. (2012) Relationship of Organizational Intelligence and Its Components with Job Performance of Managers of Physical Education and Sports Board in Ahvaz. Applied Research in Sport Management and Life Sciences, 1, 73-80.

[26]   Shams Morkani, Gh.R., Mashaiekhi, M. and Soleimani, S. (2014) Determining the Role of Organizational Intelligence to Improve Organizational Performance. Educational Psychology Quarterly, 31, 165-189.

 
 
Top