Investigating the Impact of Information Technology Mechanisms on Organizational Agility with the Ambidexterity Role of Information Technology (Case Study: Employees of Tadbir Holding Company)

Document Type : Original Article


1 Master's student, Public Administration, Faculty of Economics and Management, Science and Research Unit, Islamic Azad University, Tehran, Iran

2 Associate Professor, Department of Human Resource Management, Faculty of Organizational Resources, Amin University of Police Sciences, Tehran, Iran



Aim: Although a growing body of literature examines the role of information systems organizational agility in improving firm performance, research on the resources and capabilities of information technology in firms is lacking in the changing marketplace. Creating agility through information technology is a long and difficult process for any organization. The present study was conducted with the aim of determining the impact of information technology governance mechanisms on organizational agility with the ambidexterity role of information technology.
Methodology: This research is applied quantitative in terms of type, and in terms of research method, it is descriptive survey research. The statistical population is 215 managers, and experts of Tadbir Holding Company, of which 138 people were selected by the stratified random method using Cochran's table. The main tool for data collection was the information technology questionnaire, organizational agility, and information technology governance mechanisms by Gen et al. (2021). Its face and content validity and reliability were calculated and confirmed using Cronbach's alpha. The obtained data were analyzed using a structural equation model and Smart PLS software.
Findings: The results showed that different dimensions of information technology governance mechanisms (structural governance, process governance, and relational governance) had an impact on the exploration and exploitation of information technology in Tadbir Holding, and on the other hand, the exploration and exploitation of information technology on the agility of the holding has an effect.
Conclusion: According to the findings of the research, it can be concluded that providing the agility of Tadbir Holding requires planning to pay attention to various aspects of information technology governance mechanisms along with the ambidexterity components of information technology.


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