Designing and Explaining a Model for Factors Affecting on Technological Innovation Capabilities (A Case Study: Iran Public Libraries Institution)

Document Type : Original Article


1 Department of Information Knowledge and Science, Babol Branch, Islamic Azad University, Babol, Iran (Corresponding Author)

2 Assistant Prof , Knowledge and Information Science, Babol Branch, Islamic Azad University, Babol, Iran


Objective:Designing for factors affecting on technological innovation capabilities in the Iran Public Libraries
Methodology: The research method is mixed. The statistical population was 15 experts in the qualitative section based on systematic sampling method & 362 (of 6171) employees in the quantitative section were selected based on stratified random sampling method. The research instrument was a researcher-made questionnaire with 85 items. The face validity, content & reliability of the instrument were confirmed by Cronbach's alpha coefficient. Descriptive & inferential statistics and spss24 & smartPLS software were used for analysis.
Findings:"Technological innovation capabilities" includes six factors: training &learning, research &development, human resource management, market analysis &organizational structure. The management feature with a factor loading 0.951 & the training and learning feature with a factor loading 0.794 respectively have the greatest &smallest effects on Technological innovation capabilities
Originality/Value:The research and development activities are productive when they are associated with training and learning.If there is no appropriate human resource, a novel technology will not be embraced.If the way of organizational structure design is updated as the environment changes, &the market analysis is supplemented both through a feedback system and meeting clients' needs, it contributes to development and improvement of technological innovation capabilities.