The Relationship between Learning Climate and Organizational Agility in Managers of Education Department

Document Type : Quantitative Research Paper


1 Master of Educational Management, Shahid Beheshti University, Tehran, Iran

2 Associate Professor, Department of Educational Management, Faculty of Educational Sciences and Psychology, Shahid Beheshti University, Tehran, Iran.

3 Associate Professor, Department of Educational Management, Faculty of Educational Sciences and Psychology, Shahid Beheshti University, Tehran, Iran


The main purpose of the present study was to investigate the relationship between learning climate and organizational agility in managers of Marivan Education Department. Regarding the classification of the research based on the method, this study was a descriptive correlational research. The population consisted of all managers (150 people) of Marivan Education Department in 2019-2020. The members of the statistical sample were 106 people. Cochran's formula was used to determine the sample size. This study used a random sampling method. To collect data, Marsick and Watkins's (2003) questionnaire of learning climate quality and Sharifi and Zhang's (2004) organizational agility questionnaire. First, 20 questionnaires with confirmed validity and reliability (Cronbach's alpha coefficient for the learning climate quality questionnaire was 0.73 and for the organizational agility questionnaire 0.86) were distributed, and then 86 questionnaires were distributed and the results were collected. To answer the main hypothesis of the research, the structural equation method and PLS software were used. The results showed that there was a significant and positive relationship between the learning climate and the variables of organizational agility. Also, it was found that the variable of learning climate could predict the changes in the variable of organizational agility and its components. Besides providing the appropriate learning climate for the staff of the organization through education, an increased sense of trust in all organizational levels will increase the organization and staff agility.


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